JudgesH.E. Justice Shamlan Al Sawalehi
H.E Justice Shamlan Al Sawalehi has a breadth and depth of experience and knowledge on international finical service disputes in both Common and Civil law systems. He joined the DIFC Courts in 2010 as a Judicial Officer before becoming a Small Claims Tribunal Judge and then a Court of First Instance Judge.
H.E Justice Shamlan holds a Master Degree with Merits in International Commercial Law from Westminster University in the UK, a Higher Diploma with Honors in Advanced Legal and Judicial Studies from the Dubai Judicial Institution, and a Bachelor with distinction in Shari’a and Law from the UAE University.
In July 2017, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, appointed H.E. Justice Shamlan Al Sawalehi to serve as a judge of the Appeal Court of the DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre) Courts.