Have you ever needed the services of a lawyer? Basically, a lawyer’s role is to interpret laws and regulations, such as the UAE Labour Law — for individuals and businesses. In relation to legal matters, a lawyer represents clients in courts and government agencies. He/she also prepares and files legal documents, like contracts, deeds, and wills.
There are quite a number of lawyers in Dubai, including Filipino lawyers. In the following post, we present a list of law firms with Filipino lawyers on their roster, along with the different services that they offer to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other nationalities.
Get to Know Filipino Lawyers in Dubai
If you are in need of the services of a lawyer, there’s no need to worry because we have Filipino lawyers in Dubai. Keep on reading to know more about them!
1. Atty. Barney Almazar of Gulf Law
Atty. Barney Almazar is the director of Gulf Law, a firm providing legal advice and services on various matters. These include labour cases, immigration, family law, rental disputes, company cases, settlements, bank cases, and police/criminal cases. The firm also provides certification services as well as interpretation services.
Notably, Atty. Almazar has been recognized for his commitment to serving our kababayans in the UAE. In fact, he is among the “100 Most Influential Filipinos” in the region, as he provides free legal advice to our fellow Pinoys in the emirates.
Address: Boulevard Plaza, Tower 1, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
Telephone: +971 (55) 865 0248 / +971 (52) 118 8336
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/filipinolawyersindubai
2. AAB Advocates and Legal Consultants Law Firm
AAB is another law firm with Filipino lawyers on its roster. It specializes in accident claims, arbitration, banking laws, criminal law, cyber law, family law, labour law, and real estate law. The firm can assist in the resolution of cheque cases, divorce cases, labour matters, rental disputes, and other matters.
The firm prides itself in having lawyers with a clear grasp of local as well as international laws. This is particularly important, especially since there are more than 170 nationalities currently living and working in the UAE! Indeed, lawyers who have keen insight on different cultures, as well as the local norms and traditions of the emirates, are absolutely essential.
Notably, AAB’s lawyers are also familiar with the laws and regulations governing Dubai’s free zones and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
AAB Advocates and Legal Consultants Law Firm
Address: Office 407, AICICO Business Park, Opposite Cargo Village Bld, Deira, Port Saeed, Dubai (Head Office) / #505, Reem Plaza, Al Buhairah Corniche, Sharjah (Sharjah Office)
Telephone: (055) 932-2155 / (04) 238-4222
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/lawyersofdubai/
Timings: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Weekdays)
3. BR Law Firm
Since 2006, BR Law Firm has been providing legal advice and services to individuals and groups. Its international team includes lawyers specializing in business law, civil litigation, criminal law, divorce, family law, labour law, real estate law, and more.
BR Law Firm
Address: Suite 502, AW Rostamani Group Auditorium, Al Ittihad Road, Deira, Dubai
Telephone: +971 55 883 3642 / +971 52 927 5999
DISCLAIMER: The above details are presented for information-sharing purposes only. To know more about each lawyer or law firm, you may contact them directly through phone or email, and by visiting their official websites.
For Pinoys: POLO Dubai’s “Ask Kabayan” Web Page
If you have a query regarding UAE’s laws, the Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) for Dubai and the Northern Emirates features an “Ask Kabayan” web page where OFWs can submit questions about labour laws and other related concerns.
Aside from asking questions, OFWs can also submit comments and suggestions through POLO Dubai’s “Ask Kabayan” web page.
When you have a question about the law, or if you currently need legal advice and services, simply get in touch with the lawyer or law firms presented above. And speaking of the law, did you know that the UAE Labour Law has specific provisions for female employees? Read this article to know more about the rights of women in the workplace.