CRIMINAL LAW


Criminal Law Representation in the United Arab Emirates

Criminal law is a crucial branch of the legal system, and our specialized attorneys in the United Arab Emirates are ready to represent clients in various criminal cases. We offer comprehensive expertise to navigate the complex judicial system.

Our lawyers have extensive experience and knowledge of criminal law and the UAE criminal justice system. They have a vast background in representing individuals and entities in criminal proceedings before various courts in the UAE, covering all types and forms of criminal procedures.

Legislative Reforms:

Federal Decree Law No. 17 of 2018: The UAE legislator has made significant amendments to the criminal procedure law, introducing regulations such as the penal order system, criminal reconciliation system, and electronic monitoring system.

Penal Order:

The penal order grants the public prosecutor the power to judge certain criminal offenses without preliminary investigation, covering offenses punishable by imprisonment or fines.

Legal Representation:

  • Diversity of Criminal Cases: We represent clients in a diverse range of criminal cases before UAE courts.
  • Experience and Knowledge: Our lawyers have a strong background in criminal law and the UAE judicial system.
  • Types of Criminal Cases: We handle cases such as cybercrimes, drug offenses, voluntary homicides, thefts, kidnappings, money laundering, defamation, threats, extortion, and more.

Criminal Defence:

  • Optimal Preparation: We prepare cases optimally, analysing charges and available defence strategies.
  • Negotiation and Advocacy: We negotiate petitions and the consequences of a criminal conviction, advocating for the best possible resolution.
  • Expert Representation: Our team defends the accused by preparing experienced witnesses, negotiating effectively, and advocating persuasively.
  • Free Initial Consultation: In the event of an arrest or charge, we offer a free and confidential initial consultation to advise on legal options.

Our team at AL ITIZAN LAWYERS & LEGAL CONSULTANTS is prepared to effectively represent clients, whether facing severe criminal penalties or a lengthy prison sentence. Contact us for a confidentiel initial consultation.