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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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If Saudization is to work it must be real, not fake

Saudization is a term that has been greatly in focus lately, with the need to localize jobs, make the best use of Saudi capabilities, and confront the changes, challenges and risks that come with that requirement.

November 13, 2018

How to make investment in Saudi Arabia even easier

With the second Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh this week, the Kingdom is looking forward to developing its investment climate in general and focusing particularly on harnessing technology to exploit economic opportunities.

October 23, 2018

Fake news, invented ‘facts’ and how the law can fight them

With the exponential growth in the means of disseminating news and information, the media has a fundamental role in reflecting major issues of concern to society, and contributing to the decision-making process.

October 16, 2018

A fast pace of change in the Saudi legal system

As the celebrations for Saudi National Day subside, it is worth reflecting on the many changes that have come about as a result of continuing national development, which I have felt not only in my career as a lawyer, but as a citizen too.

September 25, 2018

In a dispute? Why going to court isn’t always the answer

Have you ever considered an alternative solution to any contractual dispute or conflict you may have, instead of resorting to litigation in court — which some see as an endless cycle of delays and complicated procedures?

September 18, 2018

Why Saudi government workers are barred from private sector jobs

A certain rivalry has existed for decades between people who work in government jobs, and those in the private sector. Both sides do their best to promote their own roles, to highlight the advantages of one sector and the disadvantages of the other.

September 11, 2018