Criminal Law

Criminal Law

criminal law

Crime is an illegal act for which a punishment is prescribed by the law. Criminal acts/crimes are defined in various statutes and are prohibited. In UAE, Federal Law No (3) of 1987- Penal Code, is the main statute on crimes which defines various crimes and prescribes punishments for convicts. The Law is mainly based on the fundamentals of Islamic Sharia. There are also Special Laws such as Federal Decree No 5 of 2012 – Cybercrime law, dealing with crimes related to particular Subjects.

Federal Law No. 23 of 1971 is the Criminal Procedure Code, which provides the machinery for the investigation of crimes, apprehension of suspected criminals, collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused person and the determination of punishment of the guilty.

A person indicted of a crime is entitled to be defended by a lawyer of his choice and it is considered as a basic human right. We, Lawyers at Al Nasser ardently believe in the following very fundamental legal principles, that:

  • No one should be condemned without hearing;
  • Every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty;
  • Every accused has a right to a fair trial.

We engage in providing the best possible defense in all types of Criminal Cases, such as involving alleged:

Cheque bounce, Cheating, other Financial Crimes, Forgery, Offences against Body, Domestic violence, Offences against Reputation, Sexual Offences, Cyber Crimes, Violations of Intellectual Property Rights and Road Traffic Offences etc.

We provide confidential consultation for the accused and for his family or close friends. We have in our team licensed lawyers specialized in Criminal Law well versed and up-to-date in Criminal Law procedures and Practice. They would interact with the accused or the concerned and effectively represent and mould best possible legal defenses for persons accused of having committed a crime. We ensure that our clients are represented fairly, legally and fully throughout the entire criminal justice process during investigation, trial, final hearing and verdict and in the appellate stages when required.

Our Lawyers are well equipped in safeguarding the legal rights of our clients and always act timely and quickly in seeking bail, filing memos and other papers, cross examining witnesses, preparing and filing argument notes and preferring appeals when required.

We also render legal support to victims of crimes to effectively bring their cases before the law enforcement machineries’ and Courts.