With shifts in employment trends such as those of Saudisation and Privatisation GPA focuses attention on addressing the challenges posed to our clients.  We have long believed that employee relations are one of the most important aspects of a client’s business and our lawyers work efficiently to meet our clients’ needs wherever and whenever they may arise.

We offer our expertise in drafting contracts of employment and other procedural agreements; advice on the labour implications of mergers and acquisitions; labour litigation; advice on alternative means of dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration; launching urgent proceedings in the Labour Committees; rendering advice on unfair labour practices; handling issues related to labour dismissal and employment benefits.

GPA has a regional and national client base whose labour and employment law needs are served locally, nationally and internationally.

GPA recently provided advice in the field of Labour and Employment in accordance with the provisions of the Saudi Labour Law; drafting employment contracts; conducting internal investigations with employees of our client companies for negligence, improper discharge of their duties, financial misconduct, fraud, misappropriation, forgery, etc. and defending in matters of labour disputes filed before the Labour Court.

Other recent advice includes:

·   a global communications service provider on employment issues arising from the acquisition of another international firm (Avaya) in the field of telecommunication and networking.

·    a leading tobacco manufacturer on dismissal of employees.

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