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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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Saudi Arabia gets tough on expat worker violations

Saudi Arabia has intensified its efforts since last year to combat expatriate workers violating residence regulations.

The widespread phenomenon has negative effects on the economy, security and social aspects of life in the Kingdom.

February 19, 2019

Why tribal racism has no place in Saudi society

While browsing social media, I witnessed a gruesome physical dispute among a group of young people that resulted in one of them being killed and two injured. I was shocked, not only by the dispute itself — over car parking, of all things — but by some public reactions.

January 16, 2019

Why sexual harassment is often a hidden crime

Sexual harassment in the workplace is an often hidden issue that becomes public from time to time, causing great concern in societies worldwide.

December 18, 2018

Use of counter papers needs to be regulated 

Have you ever heard of the counter paper? It reflects the real intention of contracting parties and is often covered by another sham contract for several purposes, including preserving the parties’ rights. Today I will discuss this interesting paper and its legal impact.

November 28, 2018

Fake news, invented ‘facts’ and how the law can fight them

With the exponential growth in the means of disseminating news and information, the media has a fundamental role in reflecting major issues of concern to society, and contributing to the decision-making process.

October 16, 2018