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Qatar – Gulf Crisis : Immigration

​​What challenges may be faced in regards to immigration?  Qatar legislator exempted all GCC nationals from the application of Law no. 21 of 2015 Regarding Regulation of the Expatriates Entry, Departure, Residence and Sponsorship. However, due to the evacuation of Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini nationals and the closure of Qatar’s borders with KSA, UAE and Bahrain, all types of new visas allocated for the nationals of the boycotting GCC states and those accompanying them will be consecutively suspended unit the collapse of the blockade....

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Qatar grants 3-month amnesty period for illegal residents to exit the state with no legal consequenc...

​​As of 1st September 2016, the Ministry of Interior in Qatar had announced the start of a grace period for residents living illegally in Qatar. This is the first grace period announcement after almost a decade. Under this grace period, those living or working illegally in Qatar are given a 3- month period to leave the country without any legal consequences, until the 1st of December, 2016. As the new immigration laws will come in to force by 14th December 2016, the government is allowing expats remaining illegally in the State of Qatar to rect...

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AL SULAITI LAW FIRM BECOMES FIRST QATARI LAW FIRM TO PLEDGE TO THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT’S TEN PRINCIPLE...

​​Al Sulaiti Law firm is proud to announce that it has become the first Qatari Law Firm to pledge to the UN Global Compact’s ten principles to encourage corporate sustainability. We have decided to embark on this journey with the UNGC to strengthen our CSR Policy and initiative. At Al Sulaiti Law firm, we recognize that we have a great responsibility towards our community, our youth, the environment and conducting a responsible business. To find out more about our CSR please visit our website. The Ten Principles of the UN Gl...

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Sports Law (Road to World Cup 2022)

​​The 22nd Congress of the International Association of Sports Law (IASL) was held on 17, 18 and 19 of this month in Sochi, Russia. The Russian International Olympic University was the organizer of this event in collaboration with IASL and Al Sulaiti Law Firm as an organizational partner. Mr. Mubarak bin Abdullah Al Sulaiti attended the Congress, representing the firm himself together with his team of lawyers specialized in sports law and hundreds of sports lawmen professionals from all over the world . Among the attendees were Mr. Lev Belousov,...

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Valid Litigation Proceedings: A Pressing Necessity for Restitution of Rights

​​Prevention is better than cure. This principle squarely applies to today's realities of the legal system including gross faults in corporate litigation before the courts. This results in rendering numerous rulings entailing lapse of rights because claimants’ litigation proceedings against corporates eventually become tossed as legally inadmissible. In this article, we will tackle the damages inflicted upon the claimants when failing to follow valid litigation proceedings. We will also give advices and directions to be followed so that t...

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