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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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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

Know the law before circulating documents online

Take a look at conversations on your mobile phone or scroll through one of the social media pages — how much confidential information can you find?

September 04, 2018

How Saudi Arabia protects the rights of every Hajj pilgrim

As each Hajj season progresses, there is a significant improvement in the services provided to pilgrims from the moment they arrive to their farewell as they begin their journey back home.

August 21, 2018

The risks and benefits of running a franchise business

With the growing appetite for investment and trade in the Kingdom, as well as the stimulating environment for entrepreneurs and business startups, franchise contracts have emerged as an increasingly popular business model.

August 14, 2018

Why good governance matters in every Saudi company, large or small

The word “governance” is commonly heard these days, especially since the introduction of Saudi Vision 2030 and its development strategies.

July 17, 2018