- JUSTICE FOR THOSE IN NEED
JUSTICE FOR THOSE IN NEED
The DIFC Courts invites lawyers to join our expanding Pro Bono Programme and serve those in need. Can you spare a couple of hours to advise individuals or small business owners who cannot afford legal advice? Contact email@example.com
- FIRST COURTS’ CONFERENCE
FIRST COURTS’ CONFERENCE
In December, DIFC Courts and Dubai Courts host the first-ever Middle East Conference on Court Administration (IACA). For press release, click on the Press Centre icon above.
- BUSINESS PLAN 2013-15
BUSINESS PLAN 2013-15
The DIFC Courts have just published their ‘Business Plan 2013-2015.’ The full document is available on both web pages ‘Publications’ and ‘Press Centre’ under the heading ‘Guides’
- LECTURE ON 19 JUNE, 2013
LECTURE ON 19 JUNE, 2013
‘Civil Law and Common Law: Clash or Harmony?’ Join senior judges from Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts, plus our specialist legal panel,for this stimulating debate! Details from firstname.lastname@example.org
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