- Result: Imprisonment was replaced by fine
SOLVING ISSUES WITH LOCAL LAW
TASK ASSIGNED: solve problems with police
CLIENT: private Client
A senior top manager of an American company was detained by the Dubai Police for being in a drunken state in a public place. Since the UAE is partially governed by Sharia law, this behavior may in some cases be punishable by imprisonment.
WHITESTANDARD lawyers applied knowledge of the subtleties of local legislation. As a result, the punishment was replaced by a fine instead of imprisonment.