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  • A brand-new addition to CLPD in the Emirate of Dubai, the Legal Affairs Department is proud to introduce the first Legal Update Podcast.

    Part 1 is a discussion with Abdulla Galadari from Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants looking at some of the most important recent changes in UAE Law.

    The course covers some of the new UAE laws, legislative changes, regulatory trends, amendments, and their means of implementation in the United Arab Emirates.

    The course provides an overview of recent changes and a discussion on how these will affect the UAE legal market.


    The Podcast is broken into four parts, with new sections to be added in April, July & November. CLPD Points will be allocated on completion of all four parts. You must complete all sections and answer all questions to get your CLPD Points.

    *Offered by Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants (AA15)

  • ‘Teamwork makes the dream work’. How many times have you heard that!  But what makes the team work?  Research shows that today’s employees, at all levels, spend 50% more time collaborating than they did 20 years ago. As firms strive to meet the demands, challenges and opportunities of their ever-changing landscape they are embracing a team approach to service and performance.

    Join the conversation to learn about team orientation, and how to achieve it

    • explore “teaming” – the art of communication and coordinating people in knowledge intensive and culturally diverse environments
    • learn the necessary ingredients to achieve teaming and collaboration – psychological safety and a learning mindset
    • understand your role as a team member, or a leader of a team, department or firm in creating powerful teaming
    • link emotional intelligence as a superpower in teaming
  • A brand-new addition to CLPD in the Emirate of Dubai, the Legal Affairs Department is proud to introduce the first Legal Update Podcast.

    Part 1 is a discussion with Abdulla Galadari from Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants looking at some of the most important recent changes in UAE Law.

    The course covers some of the new UAE laws, legislative changes, regulatory trends, amendments, and their means of implementation in the United Arab Emirates.

    The course provides an overview of recent changes and a discussion on how these will affect the UAE legal market.


    The Podcast is broken into four parts, with new sections to be added in April, July & November. CLPD Points will be allocated on completion of all four parts. You must complete all sections and answer all questions to get your CLPD Points.

    *Offered by Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants (AA15)

  • To what extent do emotions impact negotiations? What are “positive” and “negative” emotions, and how do they help or hinder your negotiating success? The fact is emotion plays a positive role in decision making, creativity, and relationship building – all key factors in reaching agreement.

    Research shows that using your emotional intellgiences skills – self awareness, the ability to manage patterns of behavior, and practicing empathy – to navigate through a negotiation is proven to produce superior results by building trust and enduring relationships.

    Join the discussion about emotional intelligence as a negotiating skill and;

    • learn the neuroscience and research about how emotional intelligence powers negotiations
    • explore the anatomy of a negotiation
    • explore the “core concerns” that lie at the heart of most emotional challenges
    • link this learning to address these concerns and enhance your negotiation performance and outcomes

  • The UAE and DIFC employment law session is designed to provide all attendees with an overview of the fundamental principles of employment law within the UAE.  The course will cover all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment, statutory and contractual benefits and exit procedures.

    The course will describe key elements of the applicable laws, how those laws are applied by UAE based companies in practice and how the Courts interpret and apply the legislation.  The course will also include case studies for attendees to consider how they will approach particular client scenarios in practice.

    Learning objectives

    The learning objectives will be:

    • Have an understanding of the applicable employment laws of the UAE
    • Understand the key statutory employment benefits that are applicable within the UAE
    • Understand the laws around termination of employment
    • Understand the fundamental concepts of the DIFC Employment Law
    • Be aware of recent employment law developments within the UAE
  • This course provides the foundation of Legal Project Management as a strategy and approach to enhance the delivery of the legal services.

    LPM recognizes that legal matters are projects and therefore, to manage them more efficiently, legal professionals need to embrace project management practices.

    LPM provides a framework for managing legal matters successfully, including the management of the project constraints, risk assessment, stakeholder engagement, client communication, process improvement, technology implementation and development of soft skills.

    Course topics

    • What is Legal Project Management?
    • Beyond Project Management principles and methodologies.
    • The benefits of applying Project Management to the legal profession.
    • The effective management of legal projects/matters. Projects vs. Processes.
    • Introduction to the LPM Competency Framework: The 4-phase legal matter lifecycle and the 10 knowledge areas.
    • The project constraints in the legal context: Cost – Time – Scope – Quality.
    • The Legal Project Manager profile. Career path.

    Objectives

    • To have an understanding of the key LPM concepts and the importance and benefits of applying project management to the legal matters.
    • To become conversant in Project Management terminology as applied to the legal practice.
    • To assess the maturity level of your practice in terms of project management, identify areas for improvement and how LPM can add value to them.
    • To have an understanding on how to develop a career as a Legal Project Manager and how to differentiate from other legal professionals.
  • 05/01/2021

    Pitching

    “Build Your Professional Winning Pitch” 

    Participants will complete their own pitch during the training.

    1. Clarity – Warm Up Exercise – Create a profile sentence

    2. Qualifying IN the Prospect – The B.A.N.T. Criteria

    3. Your Relevance To The Client (Part 1) – What is their need?

    • Questions to deepen the need
    • Questions to deepen desire

    4. Pre–Close – Virtual Call

    5. Opener

    6. Connection (part 2) – Due Diligence – Who are they?

    7. Content Delivery

    8. Assumption reversal concept

    9. Qualify OUT

    10. Scarcity

    11. Asking for the Business/Action/Next step

    12. Polish and Pitch

    Summary

    Personal Action Promise

     

     

  • The top 10 skills for 2022, predicted by the World Economic Forum, include “Leadership and social influence” and “Emotional Intelligence”. LinkedIn Learning’s 2020 Workplace Learning Report also identified “leadership and management” as the highest-priority soft skill training that people need in order to succeed at work.

    Yet, despite the deleterious consequences of poor management, leadership skills are not often taught at school or during our professional training.

    The objectives of this course is to understand the importance of leadership both from a human and financial perspective, strengthen different aspects of emotional intelligence, develop your leadership style, and learn to effectively lead your multi-generational team in an era of constant change and during a crisis.

    This course is split into two parts with the following modules.

    Modules for Part I of the Course:

    1. Importance of Leadership Skills to Organizational Success
    2. Leader vs. Manager: What’s the Difference?
    3. Management Functions and Roles
    4. Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Styles
    5. Building Blocks of Leadership

    Modules for Part 2 of the Course:

    6. The Coaching Leader
    7. Creating Psychological Safety for Innovative and Successful Teams
    8. The Multi-Generational Firm
    9. General Tips for Managing Diversity
    10. Leadership Challenges in the Digital Age (including during a crisis)
    11. The Well-Being Imperative

    NOTE:

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    In order to ensure smooth access to the course, please check that your system is compatible to Docebo’s system requirement by clicking here.

  • ***Counts towards the certificate in International Commercial Arbitration***

    The course will be delivered by experienced senior lecturers from the University of East Anglia.

    This Course critically assesses the remedies available for breach of contract under UAE law. The course places emphasis on when a breach occurs, termination, specific performance (performance by compulsion) and damages for breach. The course highlights the importance of sharia in terms of how it affects the available remedies for breach of contract.

  • ***Counts towards the certificate in International Commercial Arbitration***

    The course will be delivered by experienced senior lecturers from the University of East Anglia.

    Forum selection agreements substantially reduce and manage jurisdictional risks in cross border and international transactions. It is therefore important to unpack the substantive and procedural principles that organize the enforcement of FSCs. The course will therefore aim to introduce these rules under UAE federal law. The course also covers the Hague Convention on the exclusive choice of law agreements, and other leading systems such as US, EU, and English law.