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Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2017 – Expert Evidence of Shari’a Law in the DIFC Courts

November 15, 2017

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2017 – Expert Evidence of Shari’a Law in the DIFC Courts THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2017 Expert Evidence of Shari’a Law in the DIFC Courts Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s  Continue Reading »

SCT Registrar’s Direction No. 1 of 2017

October 1, 2017

SCT REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 1 of 2017 Citation After having reviewed the applicable provisions of the Rules of the DIFC Courts (RDCs), in particular: RDC 53.13, which provides that “The SCT will serve the claim form on the defendant, unless otherwise directed by the Registry.” and also allows for service to be effected by the  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2017 – TCD Pre-Trial Review

September 17, 2017

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2017 – TCD Pre-Trial Review THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2017 Preparation for and Matters to be Considered at the TCD Pre-Trial Review Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on 1 October 2017. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2017 – Indicative Hourly Legal Charges

March 1, 2017

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2017 – Indicative Hourly Legal Charges THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2017 Indicative Hourly Legal Charges Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2017 — Indicative Hourly Legal Charges  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2015 – Indicative Hourly Legal Charges

August 13, 2015

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2015 – Indicative Hourly Legal Charges THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2015 Indicative Hourly Legal Charges Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of 2015 — Indicative Hourly Legal Charges  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2015 – DIFC Courts Fee Schedule Clarification

August 12, 2015

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2015 – DIFC Courts Fee Schedule Clarification THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2015 DIFC Courts Fee Schedule Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 3 of 2015 — DIFC Courts Fee  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2015 – Publicly Accessible Register of Claims

July 13, 2015

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2015 – Publicly Accessible Register of Claims THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2015 Publicly Accessible Register of Claims lodged with the DIFC Courts Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No. 2 of 2014 – Consolidation of Applications/Cases before the DIFC Courts

November 4, 2014

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2014 – Consolidation of Applications/Cases THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2014 Consolidation of Applications/Cases before the DIFC Courts Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of 2014 – Consolidation of Applications/Cases before the  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2014 Indicative Hourly Legal Charges

May 8, 2014

Pursuant to the Rules of the DIFC Courts (RDC) there are certain circumstances in which the Courts will make an immediate or detailed assessment of costs. In order to provide a benchmark to the Courts of the average charge out rates in Dubai, a survey of law firms has been undertaken and below are the average hourly rates ascribed to varying levels of experience and seniority.

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2013 Attendance of Counsel by Video or Telephone Conference

September 10, 2013

IN THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 3 OF 2013 Attendance of Counsel by Video or Telephone Conference Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 3 of 2013 – Attendance of Counsel by Video or Telephone Conference and may  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2013 Issuing and Conducting Proceedings

IN THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 2 OF 2013 Issuing and Conducting Proceedings Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of 2013 – DIFC Courts’ Issuing and Conducting Proceedings – and may be abbreviated to RD 2/2013.  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2013 Chosen Address for Service

May 1, 2013

IN THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 1 OF 2013 Chosen Address for Service Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2013 – DIFC Courts’ Alternative Chosen Address for Service – and may be abbreviated to RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2011 Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costs

January 8, 2011

THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2011 Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costs Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2011 — Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costsand may be abbreviated to RD 1/2011. Pursuant  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 5 of 2010 Submission of Documents

October 18, 2010

Past version: effective from Oct 18 2010 – Jan 2 2012. IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO. 5 OF 2010 Submission of Documents Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar Direction 5 of 2010 — Submission  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 4 of 2010 Clarification on Agreed Orders commonly known as “Tomlin Orders”

August 17, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 4 OF 2010 Clarification on Agreed Orders commonly known as “Tomlin Orders” Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 4 of 2010 — Agreed Orders Commonly Known as  Continue Reading »

SCT Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2010 SCT Registry

August 15, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS SCT REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2010 SCT Registry Citation This SCT Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as SCT Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2010 — SCT Registry and may be abbreviated to SCT RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2010 Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases

August 12, 2010

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2010 Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 3 of 2010 — Disclosure of Information in Insolvency Cases and may  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 2 of 2010 Corrections in Court Orders

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 2 OF 2010 Corrections in Court Orders Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 2 of 2010 — Corrections in Court Orders and may be abbreviated to RD  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 1 of 2010 Case Management

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2010 Case Management Citation This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2010 — Case Management and may be abbreviated to RD 1/2010. Application Fees: Per  Continue Reading »

Registrar’s Direction No 3 of 2009 Preliminary Applications

August 16, 2009

IN THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE DIFC COURTS REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 3 OF 2009 Preliminary Applications Citation This Practice Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Practice Direction 3 of 2009 – Preliminary Applications and may be abbreviated to PD 3/2009. Preliminary Applications 1.  Continue Reading »