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Dimah Talal Alsharif

Dimah Talal Alsharif is a Saudi legal consultant, head of the health law department at the law firm of Majed Garoub and a member of the International Association of Lawyers. 
Twitter: @dimah_alsharif 

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Saudi Arabia gets tough on expat worker violations

Saudi Arabia has intensified its efforts since last year to combat expatriate workers violating residence regulations.

The widespread phenomenon has negative effects on the economy, security and social aspects of life in the Kingdom.

February 19, 2019

When you’re accused — your rights under the law

There are inaccuracies in many people’s understanding of an accused person’s rights under the law, and a widespread lack of knowledge. This is not helped by irresponsible media outlets that spread lies about the subject.

January 29, 2019

Why tribal racism has no place in Saudi society

While browsing social media, I witnessed a gruesome physical dispute among a group of young people that resulted in one of them being killed and two injured. I was shocked, not only by the dispute itself — over car parking, of all things — but by some public reactions.

January 16, 2019

Vexatious lawsuits and how to curb them

The right to bring a lawsuit is guaranteed to everyone in Saudi Arabia, whether Saudi citizens or expatriates, and doing so is free of charge.

January 08, 2019

Protecting the rights of lessor and lessee

The relationship between landlords and tenants is one of the most complex contractual relationships. The seriousness of the problems that occur between the two parties sometimes leads to the termination of the contractual relationship.

December 25, 2018

Why sexual harassment is often a hidden crime

Sexual harassment in the workplace is an often hidden issue that becomes public from time to time, causing great concern in societies worldwide.

December 18, 2018