Opinion UK Go East By The Lawyer 15 October 2008 16:09 13 December 2015 22:16 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 16 October 2008 at 15:06 Local sensitivities Western lawyers with limited experience of other cultures will need a lot of humility coming to the Middle East. Racial stereotyping is unfortunately rife in the Middle East by Western expats. Do yourself a favour and show you have done your homework before coming to the region! Reply Link Ali 16 October 2008 at 15:13 Stereotyping Stereotyping isn’t exactly uncommon among the locals though either, is it? Such as that one about women all being such sexual temptresses that they have to leave the house dressed like parrot cages. And most stereotypes among western lawyers tend not to be backed up with the threat of stoning or limb amputation. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.