DIFC Academy in association with Al Tamimi & Co., Clyde & Co., DWF and Stephenson Harwood successfully delivered a webinar on the DIFC Presidential Directive No. 4 of 2020, which seeks to help limit the impact of the COVID-19 situation. The new Directive provides greater flexibility to DIFC-based employers and increased protection to employees.


  • Gordon Barr – Partner at Al Tamimi & Co.
  • Rebecca Ford – Employment Lawyer, Co-head MEA Employment Practice and Partner at Clyde & Co.
  • Shiraz Sethi – Regional Managing Partner and Co-Head of Employment Department at DWF (Middle East) LLP
  • Kiersten Lucas – Employment Law Partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP