Notice of Breach of Non-Compete Clause


Notice of Breach of Non-Compete Clause

Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000593
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 09-19-2023
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Document Summary

This notice is used by an employer when a former employee has acted in a manner that breaches the continuing non-compete covenant.


Pursuant to article 10 of Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 Regarding the Regulation of Employment Relationships and its amendments, the non-competition period shall be a maximum of two years after the expiry date of the employment contract.

The non-compete clause would not be valid if the employer terminates the employment contract in violation of the provisions of the labor law.


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.

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