Expat Chronicles Chapter 1 Episode 4: The Legal Aspects of Relocating
In this podcast episode, the hosts Kim and Liz, along with guest Thenji Moyo, a multi award-winning employment lawyer, discuss the legal considerations of employment when moving to the Middle East.
Thenji discusses the common legal issues that individuals may encounter when moving to the Middle East for work, such as visa and residency requirements, contract terms, and employment regulations.
The conversation then turns to the specific legalities that individuals should consider when moving to the UAE for employment. The guests discuss the various types of employment contracts available, the rights and obligations of both employers and employees, and the procedures for dispute resolution in case of any disagreements.
Throughout the episode, the guests provide practical examples and anecdotes to illustrate their points, making the discussion engaging and informative. By the end of the podcast, listeners will have a better understanding of the legalities of employment in the Middle East, especially the UAE and the steps they can take to ensure a successful and legally compliant work experience.
This episode offers valuable insights for anyone considering a move to the Middle East for work and highlights the importance of understanding the legal and cultural considerations before making the decision to relocate.