Essay Competition with cash awards up to AED50,000

Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants Announces Essay Competition in Celebration of the Year of Tolerance

UAE Residents aged 15-24 are invited to submit essays entitled ‘The positive impact of the first Ministry of Tolerance in the world’.

The competition invites young people to explore the positive impacts on the UAE inspired by the Ministry of Tolerance and the Year of Tolerance.
Winners of the competition will be awarded cash prizes up to AED 50,000

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | 18 September 2019 – Bin Haider Advocates and Legal Consultants, one of the most prominent law firms in Dubai, today announces an essay competition in celebration of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance entitled The positive impact of the first Ministry of Tolerance in the world. The competition opens today and the deadline for submission is Thursday, October 31, 2019. The competition invites young residents of the UAE to consider the significant impact of the formation of the UAE Ministry of Tolerance by the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in 2016.

Inspired by the Government’s vision and leadership, Isa Bin Haider, CEO and founder of Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants commissioned the competition to encourage younger residents of the UAE to explore the many positive effects that the Year of Tolerance has had on the UAE as a nation and its position of leadership on the global stage.

Speaking ahead of the competition, Bin Haider said: “Engaging with young people is vital for the continued development of our society, and we hope that this initiative will encourage people to consider and research the many positive effects of our Government’s policies.”

“Our aim is to highlight the myriad of achievements inspired by the formation of the Ministry of Tolerance, in 2016, and the Year of Tolerance, 2019.” he added.

The winner of the competition will be awarded AED 50,000, with the first and second runners up receiving AED 30,000 and AED 20,000 respectively. An additional 10 applicants will receive AED 3,000. The competition is open to all UAE residents aged 15-24.

Criteria for application:
– Applicants must be residents of the UAE and between the ages of 15-24.
– The essay should be between 800 to 1000 words.
– The essay can be either in Arabic or English.
– The essay must be solely the work of its author.
– The essay must contain footnotes and/or bibliography. (This does not contribute towards the word count).

To Submit:
– The deadline for submission is Thursday, 31 October 2019.
– Potential applicants should email competition@bhadvoc.com to register their interest and receive an application form.
– After completing the submission form, applicants should send their essay, application form and a copy of their Passport and Emirates ID to competition@bhadvoc.com.

The essays will be judged on their originality, the strength of the argument, the level of communication and the research and resources that support the essay by a jury consisting of Isa Bin Haider, CEO and founder of Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants; Dalya Bin Haider, General Manager of Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants; Awad Elkarim Aburass and Yasser ElGendy, both legal consultants at Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants.

The essay competition represents Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants constant commitment to encouraging and supporting the youth of the UAE through its many initiatives including its vocational education and training programmes.

-ENDS-

 

About Bin Haider Advocates and Legal Consultants
Founded in 2002 by Isa Bin Haider, an accomplished and prominent lawyer based in Dubai, Bin Haider Advocates and Legal Consultants has grown into one of the region’s leading law firms.
A dynamic and integrated general practice law firm rooted in the values of honesty, transparency, excellence and justice Bin Haider strives to deliver an unparalleled level of excellence to its clients through both its services and its Client Relations Department which specialises in providing an unrivalled, unique and holistic client service.
With a team of accomplished, experienced and highly qualified lawyers, legal consultants and legal researchers, the firm has established itself as an industry leader in each of the many areas of law it practices and has developed partnerships and collaborations with governmental and private institutions, both locally and internationally.

About Isa Bin Haider
The CEO & Founder of Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants, an internationally
renowned legal firm based in Dubai. Isa bin Haider is a legal advocate and consultant with over twenty years of experience in policing and public prosecution in Dubai. Bin Haider’s career has seen him emerge as a trusted and veteran advisor to both governmental institutions and the private sector.
Having established Bin Haider Advocates and Legal Consultants in 2002, Isa has also become an established radio personality, hosting Spirit of the Law program on Noor Dubai Radio. Isa has also authored and edited a host of legal books and articles, bilingually, in the UAE.

Dalya Abdullah Bin Haider
Born and raised in Dubai, Dalya Bin Haider is an Emirati businesswoman and Management Specialist. She received her BA in Business Administration from the Higher Colleges of Technology & Applied Science.
Dalya has amassed years of experience in corporate management, Human Resources and training & development during her tenure at both Dubai Duty-Free and Dubai Civil Aviation. Throughout her career, Dalya has specialised in the development and implementation of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) management system and is a certified auditor of the ISO 14001 standard.
In 2010, Dalya joined Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants as its General Manager overseeing the Litigation, Business Development and Company Administration of the firm. It has since continued to grow from strength to strength and has grown into one of the most prominent legal consultancies in the UAE.

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