Employment Contract for ADGM Employees


Employment Contract for ADGM Employees

Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
  • Document No 0000833
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 04-24-2024
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Document Summary

This employment contract records the terms and conditions governing the employer-employee relationship in Abu Dhabi Global Market. It covers all clauses mandated by the ADGM Employment Regulations including but not limited to leaves, remuneration, termination notices, and working hours.


This employment contract is drafted in accordance with ADGM Employment Regulations 2019.

According to section 1 of the ADGM Employment Regulations 2019, an employer is permitted to apply more favorable terms and conditions to the employee than the terms and conditions required by the ADGM Employment Regulations.

This document is only available in the English language.

This Employment Contract contains the following sections:

  1. Definitions And Interpretation
  2. Conditions
  3. Appointment And Term
  4. Hours Of Employment
  5. Probationary Period
  6. Place Of Employment
  7. Salary And Allowances
  8. Discretionary Bonus
  9. Private Medical Insurance
  10. Life Insurance
  11. Vacation Leave
  12. Sick Leave and Sick Pay
  13. Outside Interests
  14. Conflict of Interest
  15. Company Policies
  16. Intellectual Property
  17. Non-Compete
  18. Non-Solicitation
  19. Non-Interference; non-Disparagement
  20. Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure
  21. General Provisions Relating to Restrictive Covenants
  22. Termination
  23. End of Service Benefits
  24. Repatriation
  25. Notices
  26. Entire Agreement
  27. Amendments
  28. Severability
  29. Miscellaneous
  30. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Schedule 1 – Prior Inventions

Schedule 2 – Compensation and Benefits


This document is intended for use in the ADGM.

Before Execution

  • The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.
  • Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.
  • Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.

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