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Due to limited capacity, we are charging a fully refundable AED 50 per person to secure your seat at this event. By attending, you will receive your refund.

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In business it is important to keep updated on changing rules and regulations that may impact your business. Our next client workshop will feature two very knowledgeable speakers; Luke Tapp, who leads the Pinsent Masons Middle East employment practice and Salik Khatri, Senior Tax & Accounting Advisor of CZ Tax & Accounting. The speakers will each share valuable information on current UAE law as it relates to labour laws and VAT.

Workshop Schedule

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Registration
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Important updates on VAT by Salik Khatri
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Current overview of UAE labour law by Luke Tapp
8:00 PM onwards     - Q&A session followed by networking

The speakers

Robert Davis
Luke Tapp

Partner - Pinsent Masons LLP

Luke is Partner at Pinsent Masons and leads their Middle East Employment Practice. Luke and his team advise clients based in the United Arab Emirates and Gulf region on all aspects of employment and labour law issues. Luke was awarded young lawyer of the Year 2017 and Chambers 2017 describes Luke as being “a very experienced and capable lawyer”. Other commentators add the he’s proactive and definitely someone to watch. He regularly advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, including before the DIFC courts. Luke is ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and an “Associate to Watch” by Legal 500 and Chambers respectively.

Salik Khatri
Salik Khatri

Senior Tax & Accounting Advisor - CZTA

Salik Khatri brings valuable practical experience derived from international markets and a variety of industries. He adds value with a unique set of skills and transparent communication, clear guidelines and personalized consultancy services.

Salik has extensive education and training including ACCA membership, UAECA (United Arab Emirates Chartered Accountant) and a bachelor’s degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. He remains up to date with the latest developments in tax laws within the UAE and is a professional facilitator between clients and the FTA (Federal Tax Authority).

Salik takes great pride in educating clients on the tax code so they are empowered on the entire tax preparation process.


Location Map:

Suite 1702, Level 17, Boulevard Plaza Tower 1 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Dubai UAE

We recommend parking in Dubai Mall - Fashion or Grand Parking, for your convenience.