Kabayan Weekly - Amnesty debunked as fake news

Spreading false information or fake news regarding UAE laws using the social media or any other means is punishable by law.



Khaleej Times - US-bound passengers face new secur

The major challenge in our society is to balance passenger rights and security.



The Filipino Times - Intimate Relationship out of

Under the Sharia Law of UAE, it is illegal for a couple to live together out of wedlock. If found guilty, a couple might face six months in prison or deportation.



Kabayan Weekly - Taking of photos and videos

The statement from the Philippine embassy talks two things: based on the security of the state as it relates restricted areas, and cybercrime law.



The National - Ban on Filipino domestic workers

The aim was to ensure both governments know who is working where



Gulf News - Employer absconds from UAE

The abandoned employee must first file a case with labour



The National - Gold rush on to recover cash

Claimants will only have a right to recover investments



The National - A way up

Expatriates are also advised by Barney Almazar, head of legal aid



The Filipino Times News - OFW lounge at NAIA

Authorities should consider opening a lounge at NAIA for OFWs



Gulf Law at Gulf News - Discrimination

UAE firm denies discrimination in hiring



Gulf Law at Gulf News 17 July 2017

What Filipino expats in UAE struggle with most



Gulf Law at Gulf News 10 July 2017

Why non-Muslim expats must leave a will



Gulf Law at Gulf News 10 July 2017

Dubai: Life overseas is both exciting and financially rewarding for many expatriates, but there are also a number of problems associated with relocating abroad.



Gulf Law at The National 5 July 2017

New marriage mediation law spells end of hefty legal fees for divorcing



Gulf Law at The National 5 July 2017

New Abu Dhabi divorce and mediation system could mean an end to hefty legal fees



Gulf Law at Gulf News 1 July 2017

Reminder of UAE law issued after another such case came to light recently



Gulf Law at Gulf News 1 July 2017

Filipinos in UAE warned about sex outside wedlock



Gulf Law at Gulf News 30 June 2017

Assert your rights, do your duties: Filipinos told



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 20 May 2017

Filipino lawyer hailed SE Asia Young Lawyer of the Year



Gulf Law at The National 20 May 2017

Account holders have hope, but it is not straightforward



Gulf Law at The National 11 April 2017

They thought they would bever see their life savings again but court verdict against company encourages them to file cases



Gulf Law at The National 10 April 2017

DUBAI // A Dubai court has ordered rogue financial company Exential to repay Dh1 million to one of its victims, giving thousands of others embroiled in the multimillion-dollar swindle a glimmer of hope.



Gulf Law at Gulf News 28 March 2017

Dubai: US-bound flyers have an option to demand compensation if their pricey electronic gadgets get stolen from their checked bags or damaged during a flight, according to a legal adviser in Dubai.



Gulf Law at The National 26 March 2017

DUBAI // Government-backed recruitment centres for domestic workers will protect low-income labour from being exploited, legal and diplomatic professionals say.



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 16 March 2017

OFs air concerns about offloading at NAIA



Gulf Law at Gulf News 14 March 2017

An expatriate authorised representative may be able to negotiate a settlement with the creditor in exchange for withdrawal of a police complaint. Image Credit:Supplied



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 1 March 2017

She had it processed back in Manila. When the documents arrived in the UAE, she had them stamped in Abu Dhabi (because she lives there). Then, when she came back to collect her documents, it was discovered that the documents were fake. She was arrested by the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) right away



Gulf Law at The Times Kuwait 28 February 2017

Even if you have secured a tourist visa to Dubai, it does not guarantee you free entry into UAE, either.



Gulf Law at Gulf News 23 February 2017

Illegal moneylender charged Filipina 10 percent monthly interest on Dh10,000 loan



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 19 February 2017

As it is back home, OFWs in the UAE resort to loan sharks because they have no access to lending institutions



Gulf Law at Gulf News 3 January 2017

Dubai: Dennis, an expatriate based in Dubai, has just been informed that his services are no longer needed by his company.The news came as a shock, especially since he had been with the same employer for 16 years. At the same time, he\'s overwhelmed with stress - and fears what the future holds for him and his family.



Gulf Law at Gulf News 19 December 2016

It is actually easier to arrange for waiver of interest and penalties if the borrower is outside the UAE



Gulf Law at Gulf News 27 November 2016

Dubai: If you are one of those hundreds of borrowers who once fled the UAE for failing to settle mounting loans, the doors are still open for you to come back and start your expatriate life again – without landing behind bars.



Gulf Law at Gulf News 15 November 2016

Dubai: Filipinos have been urged not to illegally transport passengers or patronise illegal transport for their own safety.



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 28 October 2016

If the accused escaped or fled the country, the person who guarantee him can face



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 28 October 2016

There is a mechanism to debtors to get help from the UAE Central Bank (CB)



Gulf Law at Gulf News 26 October 2016

You can be booked for uploading videos showing illegal acts



Gulf Law at DubaiEye ARN 18 October 2016

The Agenda - Household Help in the UAE 18.10.2016



Gulf Law at The National UAE 17 October 2016

Philippines drug suspect arrested in Abu Dhabi



Gulf Law at Expat Media 04 October 2016

Quick access to legal advice as first Kabayan Corner opens in Dubai



Gulf Law at 7 Days UAE 3 October 2016

UAE wage protection law comes into force



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 29 September

Aside from the care boxes, added feature that the Smart Shelters now have is the the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) Kabayan Corner Ask Atty. Barney / Isumbong mo kay Congen project, which was officially launched on Sept. 27, with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the outlet on Rigga Street, fronting Al Ghurair Mall.



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 29 September 2016

love for sale is something that can be tolerated. ove for sale is something that can be tolerated. In his App, TheWealthyFilipinoMigrants.Com



Gulf Law at Gulf News 28 September 2016

Kabayan Corner



Gulf Law at El Correo del Golfo

The serious problem of abandoned newborns (two of which were found recently dead) has put the issue back into the spotlight revealing the desperate situation in which too many women are in UAE.



Gulf Law at The Gulf Today 20 September 2016

Filipinos reminded repeatedly against drunkenness



Gulf Law at The Gulf Today 8 September 2016

Filipino ingenuity showcased at belated Independence Day fest



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 17 September 2016

PCG places drop boxes in Dubai, Sharjah to extend services



Gulf Law at 7 Days UAE 2 September 2016

I have dealt with 12 cases of unmarried pregnant woman and mothers since the beginning of this year. Those mothers did not give birth at hospitals because they fear going to jail and being deported



Gulf Law at DubaiEye ARN 30 August 2016

The Agenda - Scams 30 August 2016



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 25 August 2016

Filipino businessmen flock to Nasco business legacy seminar



Gulf Law at Emaratiya 15 August 2016

Affected passengers should coordinate with the airline to resolve the matter amicably. If the issue is not settled, a claim before the courts can be made within two years from the date of arrival of the aircraft, or from the date on which the aircraft ought to have arrived



Gulf Law at Gulf News 14 August 2016

Proof of ownership and receipts will also speed up the process, so it is advisable to have these documents ready



Gulf Law at 7 Days 14 August 2016

Runaway bosses leave UAE staff in limbo



Gulf Law at 7 Days 11 August 2016

Some people have families and suddenly become jobless and do not get



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 30 July 2016

A stiffer penalty of at least one year imprisonment and/or a fine not less than AED250,00 is imposed on violators.



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 28 July 2016

Doing free legal seminar and consultation quarterly in the embassy



Gulf Law at 7 Days UAE 28 July 2016

Fines for delaying salaries welcomed



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 16 June 2016

Get Legal Assistance through Legal Portal



Gulf Law at Gulf News 22 May 2016

Regulate unsolicited credit cards, residents urge



Gulf Law at Gulf News 26 April 2016

Write a will or your family could suffer



Gulf Law at 7 Days UAE 8 March 2016

Travel agencies are no longer booking return tickets from the UAE to Iran



Atty. Barney at Rappler 28 January 2016

10 young global Filipinos honored at TOYM 2015 awards



Atty. Barney at Manila Bulletin 26 January 2016

Senate adopts resolution commending TOYM awardees



Gulf Law at Good News Pilipinas 23 Jan 2016

Dubai resident Barney Almazar, whose legal work spans the protection



Gulf Law at Gulf News 24 January 2016

A smartphone application that offers practical tips from top dollar



Gulf Law at Gulf News 23 January 2016

App with saving, investing tips for Filipinos to be out in February



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 13 January 2016

Free legal aid, seminars to expand in MENA region



Atty. Barney at The Filipino Times 02 January 2016

OFW Guidebook author among TOYM awardees



Kabayan Weekly 10 December 2015

The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM)



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 19 November 2015

Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 19 November 2015



Gulf Law in the News 10 October 2015

About 200 Filipino expats attended the September 18 free legal clinic



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 26 September 2015

Family rights and duties, such as parental authority, marital rights, and child support pursuant to the Family Code of the Philippines are still applicabl



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 30 September 2015

Family code applies to Pinoys abroad



Gulf Law at Gulf News 30 September 2015

Woman finds fraudster using credit card despite bank rejecting her application



Gulf Law at Gulf News 29 September 2015

Identity theft victim warns UAE public



Gulf Law at abs-cbnnews.com 02 September 2015

12 outstanding Filipinos honored in UAE



The National 05 September 2015

Balikbayan: Time for Filipinos in UAE to think inside the box



The Filipino Times News 13 September 2015

Legal assistance fund for OFWs a mere fraction of total remittance



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times

Congratulations! Legal Professional of the Year - Atty. Barney



Gulf Law at Gulf News 26 August 2015



Gulf Law at Gulf News 23 August 2015

Free guidebook will help Filipino expats save, invest



Gulf Law at Gulf News 23 August 2015

Credit report can help curtail further borrowing



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 15 August 2015

PICPA to educate Filipinos about UAE legal systems



Gulf Law at MSN News 7 August 2015

Hundreds of maids were arrested during Ramadan for absconding



Gulf Law at Gulf in the Media

Simply do the maths and know very well how to manage finances.



Gulf Law at Kickers Daily News

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi,



Gulf Law at Inquirer.net

UAE frees 15 Filipinos, 834 foreigners from prison after Ramadan



Gulf Law at ANN 29 July 2015

The government of the United Arab Emirates has ordered the release from prison of 15 Filipinos



Gulf Law at Gulf Today 31 July 2015

OFWs advised to be cautious on credit cards



Gulf Law at Expat Pinay 31 July 2015

Gulf Law and The Filipino Lawyers in Dubai are inviting everybody, especially Filipinos,



The Filipino Times 23 July 2015

There are at least 8 annulment cases filed in the Philippines per day and an increasing number of couples in the UAE are also seeking separation remedies. Find out what is fueling this trend.



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 02 July 2015

Essential OFW Guide to UAE discusses how to



Gulf Law at Emirates 24|7 - 24 June 2015

New guidebook highlights five most common problems



Gulf Law at Dubai Informer 20 June 2015

A guide book for Filipino expatriates in the UAE will be released this weekend.



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 13 June 2015

Crusading lawyer launches OFW guidebook



Gulf Law at QatarDay.com

Filipinos Warned Not to Pawn Passports



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 12 June 2015

Legal guide to decrease cases of indebtedness



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times 12 June 2015

Crusading lawyer launches OFW guidebook



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 11-17 June 2015

The Essential OFW Guide to UAE - at the front page



Gulf Law at moneygulf

Guidebook for OFWs to be distributed free-of-charge from June 12



gulfnews.com 07 June 2015

Know UAE laws and observe them, Filipinos told



Gulf Today 07 June 2015

New guidebook to help Filipinos in the UAE confront challenges



The Filipino Times 5-11 June 2015

The Filipino Times 5-11 June 2015



Gulf Law at Dubai Eye 103.8

Gulf Law at Dubai Eye 103.8



The National 02 June 2015

Book explains the migration cycle and the UAE laws. It will be



The National 01 June 2015

Guidebook explains UAE for Filipinos



Gulf Law at Yahoo News

Gulf Law at Yahoo News



Gulf News 24 May 2015

Dubai: Processing paperwork anywhere in the world in cases of death, claiming inheritance and repatriation are daunting tasks.



Gulf News 24 May 2015

Dubai: Things get even more complicated when the deceased dies in a foreign land with different sets of laws from his or her home country.



Gulf News 24 May 2015

Dubai: For expatriate non-Muslim couples getting a divorce, there are no clear-cut rules because of varying reasons, including religion and the nationality of the divorcing parties.



Gulf Law at Cebu Inquirer

Gulf Law at Cebu Inquirer



El Correo del Golfo 07 May 2015

Nuevas reglas para expatriados no musulmanes al registrar testamentos



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly 07 May 2015

KW reveals nominees for Outstanding Nurse, Kabayan 2015



Gulf Law at Gulf News 05 May 2015

Dubai: Non-Muslim expatriates who own property in the UAE can breathe



Gulf Law at Gulf News 05 May 2015

Inheritance registry created for non-Muslim expatriates



Gulf Law at The Filipino Times

Annual vacation mandatory but air tickets are not unless



Gulf at Mi@bogado Online

ABOGADO DE DUBAI ADVIERTE SOBRE



Gulf Law at Kabayan Weekly

Basics on employment contracts renewal



Gulf Law at Gulf Today

Emiratis, UAE expats invest in Philippines realty



The Gulf Today 14 April 2015

High-end real estate and property development projects or



Gulf Law at DubaiEye ARN

Fake tenancy contracts now easier to detect



Gulf Law at Etisalat Listen Live

More UAE residents are falling prey to loan sharks



Gulf Law at DubaiEye ARN

UAE residents falling prey to loan sharks



Yahoo News 23 March 2015

Gulf Law, in cooperation with the Philippine embassy, plans to hand out the 150



The Filipino Times 17 March 2015

The Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with Gulf Law will soon



The Filipino Times 17 March 2015

3rd Global Summit for Overseas Filipinos



Kabayan Weekly 12 March 2015

Aside from conducting free legal seminars and consultation, Gulf Law



Kabayan Weekly 12 March 2015

Filipino lawyer, envoy to release all-in-1 guidebook for Pinoys



Kabayan Weekly 12 March 2015

In a bid to further empower overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)



The Filipino Times 09 March 2015

A detailed guide book on various issues pertaining to overseas employment, visa requirements, etc., will soon



GMA News Online 09 March 2015

Filipinos working in the United Arab Emirates may benefit from an upcoming 150-page guidebook to



Gulf News 09 March 2015

Philippine embassy to issue guide for UAE expats



The National 28 February 2015

ABU DHABI // Filipinos who are unable to find work or have left their jobs to run a business have resorted to buying UAE visas



Gulf Law at Yahoo News 25 January 2015

The Philippine government has warned Filipinos in the UAE against applying for loans and using credit cards that they can\'t pay.



Dubai Laws 02 January 2015

Article No 120 of the UAE labour law under which the company has claimed to have terminated



The Filipino Times 6 February 2015

DUBAI: Recto Esmeralda, 55, a former HR manager for a hotel in Dubai, took out an Dh80,000 loan in 1999 to pay for the surgery of his friend’s mother.



Gulf News 26 January 2015

The Philippine government has warned Filipinos in the UAE against



The National 01 January 2015

Dubai residents are being warned against dealing with unscrupulous



Khaleej Times 07 December 2014

The two-day Philippine Property and Investment Exhibition, or PPIE



Emirates 24/7 News 05 December 2014

Foreign nationals and companies can own 100 per cent condominium units



Kabayan Weekly 25 September 2014

Gulf Law holds UAE Visa and Immigration Rules seminar



The National 3 September 2014

I remember the case of a Filipina who was advised by her agent to make a cash advance



Gulf News 31 August 2014

Dubai: Forging your certificates to get a pay hike of a few hundred



The Filipino Times 31 August 2014

Dubai: A lawyer offering free legal advice to Filipinos has warned that



The National 21 August 2014

We should all be financially literate



The National 20 August 2014

Legal advice group warns Filipinos in UAE dangers of debt



Filipino urged not to purchase illegal work visas

Pinoy-Abroad.com 20 August 2014



Kabayan Weekly 14-20 August 2014

Gulf Law continues free legal aid to Filipinos



Rappler 12 July 2014

About 22% of Filipinos in the UAE are irregular migrants or not properly documented, do not have a valid residence or work permit, or are overstaying



The Filipino Times 13 July 2014

LEGAL FORUM: Hostile boss holds OFWs passport to keep her from going



The Filipino Times 23 June 2014

Manila: Despite a legal analysis pointing to benefit domestic helpers



Gulf News 2 June 2014

Roads and Transport Authority launches clearance system



7 Days 2 June 2014

A new domestic workers contract that came into force



Kabayan Weekly 14 May 2014

Filipino Lawyers conduct free legal aid in Abu Dhabi



Kabayan Weekly 7 May 2014

PSA joins Gulf Law in conducting free seminar



Philippine Embassy partners with Gulf Law

For the year 2014, the Embassy has partnered with Gulf Law in conducting a series of legal seminars for the benefit of the large Filipino community in the UAE. The first in the series was the Legal Seminar on Credit Card and Bank Loans held last April 11.



GMA News 28 April 2014

Lest they risk a forced inheritance distribution, non-Muslim Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates were urged to make wills for their families.



Gulf News 28 April 2014

Dubai // Non-Muslim Filipinos in the UAE have been urged not to treat making wills a taboo and instead draft one to ensure their assets go to their intended beneficiaries.



Phl Embassy in Abu Dhabi Holds Seminar on Local La

The seminar was conducted by Atty. Barney Almazar, Director of Commercial Law, Gulf Law Consultancy.



The National 13 April 2014

ABU DHABI // Filipinos are often unaware that their rights have been breached, accepting jobs with inferior terms and conditions, legal experts have said.



Gulf News 6 April 2014

Dubai // Filipinos in UAE endangered by sweet and kind nature



Kabayan Weekly 20 March 2014

DUBAI // The prestigious law firm, Gulf Law conducted the second



The National 21 February 2014

ABU DHABI // Buying illegal work visas in the UAE has its perils



7 Days 26 February 2014

Filipinos are being offered free legal seminars at their embassy and consulate to boost awareness of what is right and wrong while resident in the UAE.



The Gulf Today 16 February 2014

SHARJAH // The Philippine diplomatic mission in the UAE has partnered with a group of Filipino volunteer lawyers to empower and make responsible citizens out of the nearly one million Filipinos across the seven emirates.



Gulf News 11 February 2014

Dubai // Filipino expatriates need to reconsider their easy to forgive and forget nature and discern if they are being taken advantage of. But they also need to familiarise themselves with the UAE laws to avoid getting on the wrong side of the law.



The Filipino Times News 9 February 2014

ABU DHABI // A legal consultant has warned OFWs not to borrow money from illegal lenders because that would only compound their existing problem.



The National 8 February 2014

ABU DHABI // Filipinos who choose to go to illegal money lenders have been warned not to compound their problems by handing over their passports as guarantees for loans or agreeing to unreasonable interest rates.



The Filipino Times News 16 January 2014

DUBAI // Filipinos here wallowing in debt and unable to meet their payment obligations need not lose hope as legal experts say there are possible courses of action that could free them from a difficult situation.



The National 25 January 2014

ABU DHABI // Filipinos facing problems at work, mountains of debt or who are on the wrong side of the law can turn to a group of compatriots for guidance.



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