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Addleshaw Goddard

LEVEL 15, TOWER 2, AL FATTAN CURRENCY HOUSE, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 506555, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 350 6400
Fax:
Fax +971 4 354 4944
Email:
Web:
www.aglaw.com

Gorvinder Pannu

Tel:
Work UAE: +971 4 350 6437 | Oman: +968 2495 0
Email:
Web:
www.aglaw.com
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Employment

Position

Gorvinder is an English qualified Legal Director in Addleshaw Goddard's Middle East offices, with relevant experience in contentious and non contentious employment matters both in the UK and since 2006, in the GCC. Gorvinder regularly advises multinational companies, blue chip companies and local companies across all sectors, in particular oil and gas, power and water, transportation, telecoms, education, and financial institutions, and delivers training sessions and workshops to clients on various employment topics. Gorvinder has particular expertise on union legislation and industrial action. Gorvinder's experience includes: Advising upon the employment implications of organisational change, mergers and acquisitions Drafting and advising on senior executive contracts of employment, non-disclosure agreements, secondments, consultancy arrangements and provision of services agreements Drafting HR policies and employee handbooks, and advising on terms and conditions of employment, including leave entitlements, working hours, pay and related issues Advising on issues relating to grievances, disciplinary matters and termination of employment, conducting settlement negotiations, and drafting settlement agreements Advising clients on union issues and illegal industrial action during Oman's 2011 Arab Spring and subsequently, and drafting terms of reference between employers and unions, union constitutions, and collective agreements Conducting litigation in Oman in respect of a full range of employment disputes at mediation and the Primary, Appeal and Supreme Courts Advising and assisting clients facing prosecution for employment visa violations and breaches of employment laws

Career

Qualified in 1977

Education

LLB (Hons) Law Society Final Examination, Guildford College of Law


United Arab Emirates

Employment

Within: Employment

Addleshaw Goddard’s group is led by legal director Gorvinder Pannu, who brings to bear robust experience in recruitment, employment contracts, disciplinary matters, due diligence and litigation. Dover Corporation, Exterran and Schlumberger are all on the department’s books.

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