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Al Tamimi & Company

AL SILA TOWER, LEVEL 26, ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET SQUARE, AL MARYAH ISLAND, PO BOX 44046, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 2 813 0444
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Ivor McGettigan

Tel:
Work +971 2 813 0444
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Employment, Sports Law & Events Management

Position

Partner, Employment

Career

Ivor McGettigan is a Partner in the Employment practice in Abu Dhabi and he also chairs the firm’s Education Sector Group.

Ivor advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship from recruitment to retirement. He has particular experience in advising Abu Dhabi based clients on the latest trends and practices within that market. As well as advising on the Labour Law he has advised extensively on the Federal Civil Service Law, Abu Dhabi Civil Service Law and all associated employment issues. Ivor regularly speaks and presents on employment law matters including on the radio and TV.

On the Education front, Ivor has advised education providers-from schools to Universities- on a wide variety of issues including employment, tenure and academic freedom, drafting of policies, disciplinary proceedings and termination agreements.

Languages

English

Member

2010 – Solicitor in England & Wales

1998 – Solicitor in Ireland

Education

2009 – Diploma in Employment Law, Law Society of Ireland

2004 – Diploma in Arbitration, University College Dublin

1993 – B.A. (Hons), University College Dublin


United Arab Emirates

Employment

Within: Employment

Al Tamimi & Company‚Äôs ‚Äėknowledgeable and responsive group‚Äô ranks among the largest employment practices in the region. Highlights included Ivor McGettigan¬†advising GE Power on the Middle East employment aspects of its sale of GE Water & Process Technologies to Suez. On the contentious side, department lead Samir Kantaria¬†represented Gulf Bridge International in a claim concerning dual employment rights. Gordon Barr¬†is also noted.

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