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50 Flips | 1 Magazine | @SLJ_sy | Features in-depth & updated coverage of Syrian law. Includes all noteworthy laws & monthly legal briefings to keep abreast of developments in Syria.

Developing a Culture of Arbitration in Syria

The trend for settling disputes by arbitration has grown significantly in the Arab world in recent years. Interestingly, Syria was among the first …

Arbitration

Syrians Grill Their Ministers for Answers

The <i>Syrian Law Journal</i> recently attended the British Syrian Society’s conference in Damascus in late May entitled The War in Syria: the Challenges and …

An Overview of Arbitration in Syria

Arbitration has been a feature of Syrian law for decades. It was initially governed by Articles 506-534 of the previous Civil Procedure Code, which …

Inside the Syrian War and its Legal Ramifications: One-on-One with Dr. Franklin Lamb

The <i>Syrian Law Journal</i> took great interest in interviewing Dr. Franklin Lamb whose political, legal, journalistic and writing career is worth …

Middle East

Further Restrictions on Syrians Entering the United States

The new President of the United States Donald Trump wrapped up his first week in office by signing a controversial Executive Order on January 27th …

Immigration

The Future Role of the Syrian Arab Army: One-on-One with Kamal Alam

One subject of key interest that arose at the recent British Syrian Society (BSS) workshop in Damascus was the future role of the Syrian Arab Army …

Middle East

The Media Narrative on Syria: One-on-One with Brad Hoff

The mainstream media has been perceived to have blatantly aligned its own narrative on the Syrian conflict with Western policy on Syria. One of the …

Middle East

The Ramifications of the War in Syria: Where Does the World Stand? (Full Report)

Prior to the start of the conflict, the British Syrian Society (BSS) played an instrumental role in promoting Syrian relations with the international …

The Ramifications of the War in Syria: Where Does the World Stand?

Executive Summary<p>The British Syrian Society’s workshop at the University of Damascus focused on the ramifications of the war in Syria with the aim of …

Middle East

Syrian Law Journal

Even in the midst of conflict, foreign investment is on the rise in Syria. Nationals of neighbouring Arab countries are leading the charge while …

Middle East

An Overview of the Syrian Court System

The court system in Syria is divided into a number of jurisdictions composed of the civil courts; the criminal courts; the administrative courts; the …

Middle East

The Right to Syrian Nationality

Syrians have made the news headlines for more than five years now for all the wrong reasons. What the media fails to mention is that they are a …

Middle East

National Partnership: Syria’s New Economic Order

Syrians saw in the New Year with hopes that 2016 might just be the year the conflict in their country starts to draw to an end. As 2015 neared its …

Economics

US Visa Restrictions on Syrians and Visitors to Syria

US President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, which will have …

Immigration

PPP: The Law That Never Was?

The morning of December 4, 2010 is remembered as a cold but sunny one for the leading legal, financial, business and governmental personalities who …

Middle East

Syrian Law Journal

It is not the first time that a Law 10 has garnered so much attention in Syria. In 1991, the People’s Assembly, the Syrian Parliament, approved the …

Middle East

Syria and Lebanon: The Modern Era

In this two-part piece on <b>Syria and Lebanon</b>, we look at the causes that led both these countries to adopt different systems of government and economic …

Middle East

Syria and Lebanon: The Historic Split

In this two-part piece on <b>Syria and Lebanon</b>, we look at the causes that led both these countries to adopt different systems of government and economic …

Middle East