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Immigration & Labour Law in Saudi Arabia
قانون العمل والتوظيف في المملكة العربية السعودية
Helping you understand and apply the labour and employment laws in your organization with confidence
10 November 2017
Venue TBC, Manama, Bahrain
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This one-day course will provide the delegates with a solid knowledge of KSA labour law and an employer’s obligation towards employees. As a result of attending the course, delegates will learn the framework for employing and terminating employees as well as the potential liability arising out of termination.

سوف تمنحكم هذه الدورة معرفة ثابتة بقانون العمل السعودي وبإلتزامات أصحاب العمل تجاه موظفيهم.

كما سيتعلم المشتركون من خلال حضورهم لهذه الدورة إطار عمل التوظيف وإنهاء الخدمة فضلًا عن المسؤولية المحتملة الناتجة عن إنهاء الخدمة.

  • Introduction To Employment Law
  • Recruitment And Sponsorship
  • The Employment Relationship And Employment Contracts
  • Pay And Working Time
  • Grievances And Disciplinary Procedures
  • Post-termination Issues
  • Health And Safety
  • Religious And Cultural Awareness
  • Current Trends And Developments
  • التسجيل بصفة صاحب عمل
  • اعتبارات الهجرة
  • التوظيف – برنامج نطاقات و حافز
  • الفصل من العمل/ إنهاء الخدمة
  • الضمان الإجتماعي
  • منازعات العمل
  • الإستقالة
  • إلغاء التأشيرة السعودية
  • سياسات الشركة
  • كافة أنواع العطل
Who Should Attend

This course will be highly beneficial for those who have had minimal formal training in labour law and wish to consolidate their experience in Saudi Arabia, as well as professionals who have recently transferred to this region, including:

  • Administrative Managers
  • HR/Recruitment Managers
  • Training/Talent Managers
  • Immigration/Benefits Managers
  • Company Secretaries
  • Paralegals/Legal Executives
  • Lawyers (In-house and Private Practice)

تشكل هذه الدورة فائدة كبيرة للعاملين في مجال الموارد البشرية ولأمناء الشركات ورؤساء الإدارات القانونية الذين لم يتلقوا التدريب اللازم في مجال قانون العمل والذين يرغبون في تعزيز تجاربهم في المنطقة. بالإضافة إلى ذلك يمكن أن تكون الدورة ذات فائدة للمحامين الذين تم نقلهم مؤخرًا للعمل في المملكة العربية السعودية.

Benefits Of Attending
  • Gain an overview of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA's) labour and employment laws
  • Understand recruitment, sponsorship, working times, disciplinary and benefits frameworks utilised in KSA
  • Implement employment contracts in your organisation which adhere to KSA laws
  • Manage and fulfil the requirements to hire KSA nationals
  • Learn the process for lawful termination of employment
  • فهم إطار عمل التوظيف والهجرة في المملكة العربية السعودية
  • إدارة وتحقيق متطلبات عمل المواطنين السعوديين
  • تعلم كيفية إنهاء المشروع للعمل وتبعاته
Course Director

    Sara Khoja
    Partner, Employment & Incentives
    Clyde & Co LLP, Dubai

    Sara qualified in England and Wales in 2002 and specialises in employment law. She joined Clyde & Co's Dubai office in 2008 where she provides employment advice for the Middle East region, in particular the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council (AGCC) member states.

    She has worked with multinational clients in a variety of sectors but with a primary focus on the hospitality, insurance, professional services, technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Sara provides advice on all aspects of employment law, including recruitment, termination, terms and conditions of employment (benefits, bonuses, and remuneration), and the application of quotas and training requirements for the employment of nationals in various AGCC countries.

    Sara also has a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional projects (including covering restructures, sales of a business as a growing concern, and employee status issues), as well as issues arising out of employee mobilisation/international assignments and including the territorial reach of UK employment law.

    Sara regularly presents at seminars and workshops as part of Clyde & Co's regular client programme, and at external events organised by various business councils and HR consultancy firms. She has written for a number of publications, including the New Law Journal, Asian Counsel, Solicitors Journal, and Personnel Today. She is also regularly quoted in publications such as Gulf News, Gulf Business, and Emirates 24/7. She has contributed UAE chapters to: International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (published by Kluwer Law International and the IBA); Corporate Immigration (published by the Oxford University Press); and Compensating Mobile Executives (published by Taxmann).

Venue and Accommodation

    Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre

    Manama, Bahrain

    Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre, Manama, Bahrain

    In the heart of Manama, our hotel is part of Bahrain City Centre, a popular mall with hundreds of stores, an indoor water park, and a 20-screen cinema. Bahrain International Airport (BAH) and the F1 circuit are 15 and 20 minutes away, respectively.

    More than 600 square metres of versatile function space comprise elegant venues that are ideal for conferences, meetings, banquets, and social events. Also within the hotel's contemporary design are upscale restaurants and exercise facilities.

    Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre
    Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway
    Al Seef Manama

    Tel +973 1 717 1111


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
5 October 2017
Final Fee
9 November 2017
US$ 1,095 US$ 1,595
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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