Saint Joseph University – Dubai Campus (branch of Saint Joseph University of Beirut, which was founded in Lebanon in 1875) and Mohamed Abdulla Lawyers and Legal Consultants - Dubai Office signed a cooperation agreement through which the law firm funds a research project on the multiple legal aspects of the UAE laws including the private and public laws for a duration of 18 months. The agreement provides that the research conducted in the context of this grant will be published in a dedicated volume that includes specialized articles in English or Arabic, and will be distributed free of charge on a large scale in the United Arab Emirates to support legal research.
On this occasion, Professor Daccache, Rector of the University, affirmed that “this research grant will support the branch’s mission to be a player in the advancement of the legal doctrine in the United Arab Emirates.” On behalf of the law firm, Mr. Pierre Mehawej stressed on “the importance of the collaboration between legal professionals and academia in fostering a culture of research in the region.”
About the university:
Saint Joseph University - Dubai Campus is a branch of Saint Joseph University of Beirut, a higher education institution with a global reputation. The University was founded in 1875 in Lebanon, and its Dubai branch was established in 2008 within the framework of the “Edaad for Leaders Initiative” that aims to prepare students to become professional practitioners, future leaders, and well-integrated citizens, help them assume leadership positions in the legal field, and meet the needs of the United Arab Emirates.
About the law firm:
Mohamed Abdulla Lawyers and Legal Consultants is a law firm established in Abu Dhabi since 2003 with a second branch in the Emirate of Dubai since 2006. It has a high reputation for its capabilities in various fields of business law. The Mohamed Abdulla Law Firm has set among its goals to support education and the Emirati youth in developing their skills, especially in the legal fields, as well as supporting research efforts related to the United Arab Emirates with openness to comparative and international law.
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