These guidelines are pursuant to Parts 44.53-44.70 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts. They are not to be used as an exhaustive resource, but will guide you in how to complete your form. Additional information may be obtained from the DIFC Courts’ Registry website at www.difccourts.ae.
Pursuant to Rule 53.74, your appellant’s notice regarding an appeal to the Court of First Instance must be filed within 14 days after the date of the decision which you wish to appeal.
Please Note: Your application will not be processed without the following documents and your appeal bundle:
The following documents must be filed with your appeal bundle:
RULE 44.55: All documents that are extraneous to the issues to be considered on the application or the appeal MUST be excluded. The appeal bundle may include affidavits, witness statements, summaries, experts’ reports and exhibits but only where these are directly relevant to the subject matter of appeal.
RULE 44.57: Where it is not possible to file all the above documents, the appellant must indicate which documents have not yet been filed and the reasons why they are not currently available. The appellant must then provide a reasonable estimate or when the missing document or documents can be filed and file them as soon as reasonably practicable.
Format of Appellant’s Notice and Attached Documents
When corresponding with the Courts, please address forms or letters to the Registry (firstname.lastname@example.org) and quote the claim number.
(RDC Part 44.53 – 44.70 – 07.10)
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