- NEW ENFORCEMENT DEPT
NEW ENFORCEMENT DEPT
DIFC Courts launched Enforcement Department operating under the leadership of HE Judge Omar Al Muhairi to strengthen UAE’s status as global dispute resolution hub.
- Contract Clauses
Suggested contract clauses to elect DIFC Courts' jurisdiction are available on DIFC Courts website.
- NSW Supreme Court (MoG)
NSW Supreme Court (MoG)
Legal and business ties between Australia and the UAE were cemented through the signing of (MoG) between the NSW Supreme Court and the DIFC Courts.
- Advocacy Training
The DIFC Courts and the Education Sub-Committee of the DIFC Courts Users’ Committee, in conjunction with the Advocacy Training Council of England & Wales are running a second Advocacy Training Course on 8 February (intro) and 22 & 23 March (practical course) – register email: email@example.com
- Practice Direction
DIFC Courts have issued a Practice Direction No. 2 of 2014 Particulars of Claim — Governing Law and DIFC Courts' Jurisdiction
The DIFC Courts are an independent common law judiciary based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) with jurisdiction governing civil and commercial disputes. The DIFC Courts operate in English and apply the highest international standards of legal procedure, ensuring the certainty and efficiency expected by global institutions. Since October 2011, the DIFC Courts are able to hear cases with the consent of all parties. With over 400 cases decided since becoming fully operational in 2007, the DIFC Courts have a proven record of dispensing justice. The Small Claims Tribunal offers users increased speed of dispute resolution, with 90% of cases being resolved in under three weeks.
The DIFC Courts have implemented numerous initiatives, such as a the development of a Pro Bono Programme to facilitate accessible justice to all. The Code of Professional Conduct, with which all legal practitioners registered with the DIFC Courts must comply, ensures the highest standards of legal professionalism, fairness and integrity for the benefit of all DIFC Courts' users.
Our internationally renowned bench of judges is composed of