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Costs Recovery in the DIFC Courts

Costs Recovery in the DIFC Courts

August 16, 2017


Among the particularities of the English common law system is the ability for the winning party to recover the costs proportionately and reasonably incurred in fighting their case. These can include fees charged by legal counsel, allowances for expert witnesses and a range of other disbursements, expenses and remunerations.

This is a basic principle that has guided the DIFC Courts and the Dubai World Tribunal from their first days of operatio