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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 Saudi law says about a travel ban

Everyone knows what a travel ban is, the legal reasons for imposing one, and how it may affect individuals — or at least they think they do. What are the facts?

January 22, 2020

What happens when a Saudi wants to marry a foreigner

No one can legislate for falling in love — but all countries are obliged to protect their security and other interests, which is why the Kingdom has strict controls regulating marriage between Saudi citizens and foreigners.

January 15, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s fight against child marriage

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has taken important steps to combat child marriage, warning licensed individuals who conclude marriage contracts (Maa’zoun) to ensure that the Kingdom’s child protection laws are upheld.

January 01, 2020

Venture capital investments: The risks and advantages

Promising companies and institutions are experiencing an unprecedented renaissance. But what are the advantages and risks of venture capital investments, and what exactly are they?

December 04, 2019

Be careful when you make promises

The failure to fulfill promises may result in disappointed hopes. But do we consider that some of these promises in the world of contracts could have legally binding consequences?

November 27, 2019

Understanding the penal conditions in contracts

We hear a lot about the nightmares of the penal conditions in the contracts and their heavy burden on the contractors, but will they remain nightmares if used correctly?

November 19, 2019