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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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What are your rights in Saudi Arabia if the airline loses your baggage?

With the Eid holiday season in full swing, as usual there is much discussion about delayed flights and lost baggage at airports. So, as a passenger, what exactly are your rights from the moment you enter the airport at the start of your journey, to when you collect your bags at the end?

June 19, 2018

How credit-card debt could land you in Saudi court

In 1928, an American manufacturing company introduced the first example of what has become one of the most popular products for credit financing — the credit card. This little piece of plastic has made life easier for many, especially when they need immediate liquidity.

June 12, 2018

How to report misuse of charity funds in Saudi Arabia

Ever been plagued by annoying messages asking for donations? With the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, the calls to collect alms and donations for poor people are increasing.

May 16, 2018

How Saudi labor law caters to women

It has been observed that labor law issues receive a wide response from employees and business owners. Mostly, employees and employers will refer to this system only when they need to, without paying attention to the small duties and rights. 

May 09, 2018

Trouble with your work contract? Here’s what you need to know

When I first joined the Arab News family, I was keen to take the pulse of the people around me about the legal topics that concerned them and significantly affected their lives. One of the most controversial issues was labor rights and contracts.

May 02, 2018