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Healthcare Breakfast Briefing – New Medical Liability Law


On the 7th of December Al Tamimi’s Healthcare Sector Group held the second series of their breakfast briefings which examined the New Medical Liability Law in the UAE and Dubai Health Authority’s investigation process.

Dr. Ahmad Sulaiman, Director of Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Health Authority gave a keynote address on Dubai Health Authority’s investigation process. Al Tamimi & Company’s medical malpractice specialists; Ahmed Allouz, Head of Litigation Dubai and Head of the Medical Malpractice Team, Hiam Abdullah Al Muhtadi Associate, Litigation Department, Al Misbah Sabiel Senior Associate, Litigation Department held a panel discussion which addressed the impact of the new law and anticipated regulations.

The second session explored the Dubai Health Strategy 2021 and we were fortunate to have Dr. Mazin A. Gadir, Senior Specialist, Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority present the strategy and future plans.

To conclude the event, Al Tamimi’s Christina Sochacki, Associate Healthcare Sector Group held an engaging interview with Dr. Mohammad Al Redha, Director of Health Data and Information Analysis Department, Dubai Health Authority which covered the future of healthcare in the UAE, Dubai Health Authority’s 2017 strategy and the use of health data to improve the Emirate’s healthcare system.