· In-House Legal Services
Negotiation of contracts, commercial contract drafting, drafting of UAE compliant employment contracts, developing Terms of Business that reflect your company's policies, debt recovery, implementing of new insurances as well as revision and re-evaluation of existing ones, advice on all employment and visa/residency matters, PRO services, services provided on a retainer basis at attractive conditions.
· Corporate and Commercial Law
Formation of Companies of all sizes and kinds and incorporation (support and legal advice in formation process) in all UAE Free Zones or UAE onshore, joint Venture Agreements, finding a suitable local partner (51% shareholder as per UAE Law) for formation of Limited Liability Company, finding a UAE National as an Exclusive Commercial Service Agent, establishing contact between foreign company and sales representative, cooperation with a specialised consultancy company for offshore company formation.
· Employment law
Drafting and reviewing of employment contracts in compliancy with RAK rules, regulations and UAE Labour Law, recordkeeping, representing the company in RAK dispute resolution process, assisting in disciplinary and termination matters, counselling on dispute resolution mechanism in resolving employees' grievances and claims, calculation of worker's compensation, employee benefits etc.
· Debt recovery
Settle claims amicably before bringing the matter to arbitration/litigation, draft and sending out of legal notices and preparation for litigation lawyer, Communication, follow up and update client on status of the case.
· Mediation and Dispute Resolution
An effective way of resolving disputes without the need to go to court, thus avoiding high costs. Sienna Legal Consultancy acts as an independent third party who helps both sides to reach a solution to their conflict.
· Arbitration & Litigation
Communication with client and preparation of file for litigation, structuring of the case, production of evidence, liaising with Emirati Lawyer and direct communication with the client throughout the whole process of Arbitration/Litigation.
· UAE Immigration Law
Advise clients on different forms of visas and prerequisites, prepare visa application and follow up on process of issuing visa, liaise with authorities, advice on process of cancelation, NOC, Ban etc.
· Last Will & Testament
To avoid succession according to Sharia-Law, all expatriates are advised to make their last Will. Due to complicated stipulations of the international code of inheritance, such a last will has to be carefully drafted to meet the requirements of UAE Law. At the same time the Will should be compatible with the Law of the home country. Last Wills drafted by us will be registered with the Notary Public in order to facilitate the process of distribution of the bequest and assure the heirs and guardians a quick return to their home country.
· Real Estate Law
Reviewing Sales & Purchase Agreements and Payment Plans, advice on investments and possible recovery of invested money, research with Land Department, Department of Economic Development and Banks about status of the project, details about the developing company, status of funds in Escrow Account, negotiations with the developer, Arbitration or Litigation, Ratification and Execution procedures.
· PRO Services
Through our partners we provide typing in Arabic, legal translation, attestation and legalisation of documents.
· Tenancy Law
Advise clients on UAE Tenancy Law and give support during negotiations of the contract with the landlord, review of drafted contract, legal support in dispute with the landlord.
· German-Emirati Double Tax Treaty
In Cooperation with a Tax Consultant in Germany, legal advice on the implication of the newly reviewed German-Emirati Double Tax Treaty on the client's possible tax liability in his home country.