Hassan Mohsen Elhais

Hassan Mohsen Elhais

After qualifying as a lawyer by profession, and after years of successful practice within the field of criminal and public law, Dr. Elhais moved to Dubai in 2006, where he has continued to build his business as a legal advisor. Dr. Elhais has made it his goal to make Al Rowaad Advocates one of the best law firms in the UAE. Working exclusively with Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy, Dr. Elhais is an effective leader of the company, It's spokesperson, and driving force. He has a strong ethical stance with regards to the place of the law firm, from clarity on the legal processes through to the fee system. Specializing in the drafting of all statements of claim, memos and consultation on litigation of all manner, Dr. Elhais has worked his way through the ranks of Al Rowaad Advocates since joining as a legal advisor, to his current role as the law firm leader.

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Crypto scams - what are your legal defense and guide to avoid being scammed?

The concept of Cryptocurrency or digital currency has taken the world by storm. The most popular versions being the 'Bitcoin' and 'Ethereum'.

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Credit Card Fraud: How It Happens and How to Protect Yourself

The pandemic has led to increased crime risk all around the world and 'credit card frauds' constitute one of the most prevalent methods for swindling money.

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What is the full list of fines for money laundering in the UAE? Dr. Hassan Elhais

The UAE Ministry of Economy has announced the list of penalties for violations of the laws relating to money-laundering and terrorism financing.

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Commercial leasing and breach of contract punishments

In legal terms, a lease agreement can be defined as ‘a contract by which one party conveys land, property, services, etc. to another for a specified time, usually in return for a periodic payment’. A ‘commercial lease agreement’ constitutes a written lease agreement whereby a landlord agrees to lease his commercial property to another person or entity for a given business purpose and specified time period.

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Can I Appeal Against an Arbitration Award?

Arbitration is best described as a cost-effective alternate dispute resolution process, which assists in smoother business relationships without incurring the rigidity of court proceedings. To address many of the pitfalls of the arbitration process and to bring the UAE arbitration process in tune with the best international standards, the UAE enacted Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 on ‘Arbitration’ and its amendments (“Arbitration Law”).

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What are the legal actions if a wife caught her husband's infidelity?

Infidelity is one of the grounds for divorce and in fact it remains one of the major grounds for filing for divorce. That said, however, much depends on how infidelity can be proven before the courts.

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What measures are the government taking to combat online fraud?

The increasing prevalence of online fraud schemes has been a matter of concern globally, especially since the Covid-19 pandemic. The Government of the United Arab Emirates has repeatedly issued notices to create awareness of such online scams and have issued regulations that help in effectively combatting online fraud cases.

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How does divorce affect children?

Divorce is not an easy process to go through as a family. However, sometimes divorce becomes a necessity for the couple, as they may have reached the crossroads in their marriage and it might be better for both of them to separate. Adults going through a divorce process have to adapt to new changes which includes taking numerous decisions relating to financial and emotional aspects.

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Perjury in UAE: Can a defendant get away by using double negative?

Perjury can be defined as an intentional act of lying, withholding the truth, administering false testimony, swearing or any act done with the intent of deception or misleading the legal system or process.

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Can minors be sued for defamation?

Defamation is a criminal offence pursuant to UAE laws. In addition, an aggrieved person may also institute a civil case for claiming damages on account of defamation.

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What will be the punishment for fake claims in court?

Submitting fake claims in the UAE can be subject to the provisions of the ‘false accusations’ under the UAE Penal Code.

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What are the amendments of civil procedure in the UAE?

The cabinet resolution no. 33 of 2020 (“Resolution”) has brought about many notable changes to Federal law no. 11 of 1992 and its amendments (“UAE Civil Procedure Code”).

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Avoid labour and visa fraud when applying for a job in the UAE

UAE offers lucrative job offers, and ex-pats are highly enthusiastic about building a career and life in the UAE. The UAE’s ex-pat population constitutes almost ninety per cent of its total population, and ex-pats find that UAE offers them a peaceful and tax-free environment.

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What are the recent developments of Anti Money Laundering in the UAE?

The UAE continuously tightens its rules and regulations concerning anti-money laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF). It is constantly committed to its goal and vision to establish itself as the global centre for international businesses and commits to the highest standards possible in all streams.

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Your guide to terminate limited and unlimited contracts

Pursuant to the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 on the regulations of labour relations and its amendments (“UAE labour law”) the employment contracts can be of two kinds ‘limited term contract’ and ‘unlimited term contracts’.

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