The Academy of Law is an accredited training provider by various statutory bodies, including the Dubai legal Affairs Department and the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority. We offer Learning and Development activities for legal professionals from all backgrounds and levels, from experienced English language Common Law practitioners through to newly qualified lawyers and those currently operating in Arabic speaking civil system.
The Academy identified the legal needs of multinational corporations, and found that broad competencies were required for lawyers to deliver value. It devised a strategy for filling gaps in traditional legal education by focusing on cross-training students and lawyers in civil and common law systems, providing international and comparative law perspectives, expanding access to knowledge by offering Arabic and English language courses, and teaching practical skills and ethical principles to help lawyers develop the competencies required to best serve the legal needs of international clients.
DIFC Trust Law [Last chance to earn 2 DIFC…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
The DIFC Trust Law No. 11/2005 is according to Professor Tony Lee, University of Queensland, ‘an amazing law covering the modern law of trusts. One of its advantages results from the fact that there is no equity court in Dubai, so it was necessary for the DIFC to start from scratch. It has been written in marvelous English and is among, the best writing on trusts.’
Common Law Advocacy Skills [December 2018-…
In association with Middlesex University, Outer Temple Chambers
The Academy of Law in collaboration with Outer Temple Chambers and Middlesex University presents this 36-hour training on Common Law Advocacy Skills. Advocacy is how lawyers put their client’s case to the court requiring both oral and written skills. This course aims to train legal practitioners to address the court persuasively, concisely and how to present their cases in a clear, well organised and efficient manner. This comprehensive training explores the application of traditional advocacy skills to activities routinely performed by lawyers. It covers basic and advanced advocacy and legal drafting skills ideal for beginner and intermediate levels.