Dimah Talal Al-Sharif

Dimah Talal Alsharif is a Saudi lawyer and legal consultant.

Twitter: @dimah_alsharif

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What the law says on jobs for expats

Economic development and diversity in fields of business have led many non-Saudis to come to work in the country. In today’s article, we look at the most important regulations relating to the work of non-Saudis in the Kingdom.

February 07, 2023

Saudi amendment to citizenship law

A royal decree was issued recently to approve the amendment of article eight of the Saudi nationality law, which grants Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, prime minister of Saudi Arabia, the authority to grant citizenship.

January 24, 2023

What you need to know: New rules for contracts with firms outside Saudi Arabia

This week, the government published regulations governing contracts between government bodies and companies without a headquarters in the Kingdom.

January 14, 2023

New regulatory oversight of tourism facilities to enhance sector

With a tourism renaissance taking place in the Kingdom, the government has introduced several measures to ensure quality services are offered to the public.

January 03, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s new National Intellectual Property Strategy

Last week, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched Saudi Arabia’s National Intellectual Property Strategy, which is one of the enablers for achieving the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 development and diversification agenda.

December 28, 2022

Protecting and rewarding whistleblowers

A few years ago, Saudi Arabia introduced a decision to protect whistleblowers due to the rise of corruption complaints. Whistleblowers provide valuable, and often crucial, information to government and private entities to curb illegal and unethical activities.

December 10, 2022

Former judges can now become lawyers

Many judges after retiring or resigning venture toward practicing law, given their experience in the judiciary.

December 03, 2022

Regulating public-private partnerships for the nation’s benefit

With Saudi Arabia continuing to seek ways to boost investment and expand its economic base, perhaps it is important to outline the terms and conditions, and importance, of privatization measures.

November 23, 2022

Zakat in government-owned companies

Zakat is one of the pillars of Islam; it is a religious wealth tax based on the taxpayer’s net worth — not income — and is applied to individuals as well as to companies according to specific regulations.

November 15, 2022

Digital evidence use in Saudi litigation

Saudi Arabia is witnessing many changes in its judicial and legal systems. Among the most significant and positive is the reform and codification of litigation procedures.

November 08, 2022