Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice
In association with Middlesex University, Outer Temple Chambers
DIFC Academy of Law is pleased to announce the region’s first Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice, in collaboration with Middlesex University law school and Outer Temple Chambers. This course is designed for Emirati Advocates and other civil law trained lawyers, in-house counsel, and legal professionals seeking to diversify their skills and enhance their professional development. The program features a comprehensive foundational study in English common law, DIFC laws and courts procedures, and advanced advocacy skills training. Lecturers include world class law professors, international commercial lawyers, and top tier barristers from renowned London chambers. The course is designed to accommodate schedules of working professionals, starts in September 2018, and can be completed in approximately 10 months. We offer 15% early bird discount from 16th July to 30th August. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or call 04-4273390Find out more
The DIFC Data Protection Law [new venue: DIFC…
In association with Stephenson Harwood
The DIFC Law No. 1/2007 has been largely modelled on the privacy and data protection principles and guidelines which stem from the relevant EU directives that were in force at the time of the data Protection Law’s enactment (primarily EU Directive 95/46/EC), and EU Directives continue to be a model for general guidance to the Commissioner in the administration of the Data Protection Law. As a result, this law has been inspired in part by data protection legislation in the UK and EU and parts of it mirror specific provisions in these jurisdictions.
New Arbitration Law Seminar
In association with Taylor Wessing
The Academy of Law in collaboration with Taylor Wessing presents a seminar on the new Federal Law for Arbitration and its effect on arbitration in the United Arab Emirates. This course aims to improve the participant’s understanding of the new law and the effect it will have on the procedural aspects of arbitration proceedings and enforcement of arbitral awards in the UAE and to provide practical tips for implementing the new law in proceedings. It is designed for Arbitration practitioners and in-house counsels who are involved in arbitration and/or include arbitration in their standard contract terms.
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"I just want to point out the origin of our Academy of Law…here in Dubai, we have focused on raising the knowledge of our local civilian lawyers about common law in general and DIFC laws and procedures in particular. With this programme firmly established and ongoing, we are now turning our attention to educating local common lawyers in civil law especially UAE law, we might be one of the few jurisdictions in the world teaching common law to civilian lawyers on the one hand and civil law to common lawyers on the other. We might be one of the few jurisdictions in the world taking this approach."
Chief Justice, DIFC Courts
"We partnered with the DIFC Academy of Law because we had a shared vision for enhancing knowledge, raising the bar, raising standards when it comes to ethics, when it comes to practice and legal education training so there’s a natural synergy there. Lexis Nexis wanted to give students access to the best information sources and to enable them to be critical thinkers."
Director, Lexis Nexis Middle East
"When I selected for the scholarship programme I was so happy and my family is very proud of me. This scholarship will help me take away the financial burden I have."
Khalid Hassan Mohammed
Law Student, Ajman University of Science & Technology