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    James  Harbridge

    Judge's Verdict

    James Harbridge has lived and worked in Oman for over ten years and is litigation partner at international law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost in Qurm. You can email him on

Coerced Confession
    April 20, 2015

In 2009, the Primary Court in Sohar convicted two individuals of theft, breaking and entering into a private residence.

Criminal Claims
    April 6, 2015

As regards criminal claims, the claimant has the right to seek monetary damages.

Political immunity
    February 25, 2015

A rental case heard by the Supreme Court in 2010 involved a claimant who had filed a claim against a defendant, seeking RO35,000.

Lease agreement protection period
    February 10, 2015

In 2010, a lease dispute was brought before the Supreme Court.

Payment of compensation
    January 27, 2015

In December 2010, the Supreme Court ruled that an employer has a right to terminate its employees, but exercising this right will involve the payment of compensation if it causes detriment to the employees without having a substantial benefit to the employer.

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