DIFC Courts

Pro Bono Clinic on 30 April

Pro Bono Clinic on 30 April

Pro Bono Clinic on 30 AprilFREE LEGAL ADVICE at the DIFC Courts Pro Bono Clinic on 30 April, 9:00am. For more information please contact pro.bono@difccourts.ae

Lecture Series No.2, 2014

Lecture Series No.2, 2014

Lecture Series No.2, 2014Senior Costs Judge from the UK, Judge Peter Hurst will discuss the trends in relation to the costs of commercial cases on 5 May at DIFC Conference Centre. Booking:Jenny.Collinge@difccourts.ae
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ANNUAL REVIEW 2013

ANNUAL REVIEW 2013

ANNUAL REVIEW 2013The DIFC Courts have now published their 2013 Annual Review.
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Contract Clauses

Contract Clauses

Contract Clauses Suggested contract clauses to elect DIFC Courts' jurisdiction are available on DIFC Courts website.
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Federal Court of Australia (MoG)

Federal Court of Australia (MoG)

Federal Court of Australia (MoG)UAE and Australian Judiciaries forge closer ties with the Memorandum signed between DIFC Courts and Federal Court of Australia covering mutual enforcement of money decisions
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DIFC Courts Publish 2014 Court Rules

DIFC Courts Publish 2014 Court Rules

DIFC Courts Publish 2014 Court RulesThe DIFC Courts today published a revised body of rules governing court procedures, including significant changes regarding document production and Pro Bono litigants. visit:
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Practice Direction

Practice Direction

Practice Direction DIFC Courts have issued a Practice Direction No. 2 of 2014 Particulars of Claim — Governing Law and DIFC Courts' Jurisdiction
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DIFC Courts

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

 

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