In pursuit of leadership and progress, UAEU is engaged in a wide range of sophisticated
activities that require legal advice. Our job at the Office of Legal Affairs and Policy
is to provide the University with legal opinion and legal representation through three
Litigation Unit: The experts working at this unit are specialized in handling litigation and arbitration
cases that involve the university. Their task includes preparing necessary legal documents
and collecting the necessary evidence from the relevant organs inside and outside
the university. This unit also undertakes the coordination with outside lawyers in
the case that the university decides to go for outsourcing. This unit also revises
the decision of disciplinary boards and commissions of inquiry to ensure compliance
with due process requirements.
Contracts and Agreements Unit:The experts working at this unit are specialized in contract law matters. They review
general and special conditions for tenders and contracts concluded by the University.
They also review draft agreements and memoranda of understanding. They also play a
key role in determining legal risks that may arise out of contractual instruments
that involve the university as a party.
Legislation and Policy Unit:The experts working at this unit review draft regulations, policies, and procedures
prepared by the different organs inside the university. They also work toward ensuring
that all draft bylaws are in harmony with higher legislation in force in the country.
This unit holds a database for the legislations, policies and procedures in force
at the university, monitors its updating according to the new amendments. The experts
working at this unit provide opinions and legal advice regarding the application of
the laws, regulations, policies and administrative decisions issued thereon.