Two former High Court judges given top DIFC Courts roles

Justice Sir David Steel takes on Deputy Chief Justice role from Sir John Chadwick who has reached the statutory retirement age Justice Sir Jeremy Cooke joins to add further international bench strength International appointments support development of UAE national...

DIFC COURTS WELCOME LONDON’S LORD MAYOR

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 25 January 2015: The DIFC Courts today welcomed the Lord Mayor of London and a delegation of senior British business leaders on a tour of Dubai’s English-language commercial courts. Alderman Alan Yarrow, the 687th Lord Mayor of the City of...

DIFC COURTS STRENGTHEN JUDICIAL BENCH

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; xx January 2015: Sir Richard Alan Field was today sworn in as a judge of the DIFC Courts, bringing the total size of the judicial bench of Dubai’s established English-language, commercial common law judicial system to ten. A British...

DIFC COURTS ENHANCE ACCESS TO JUSTICE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates;25 May 2015: Following the conclusion of a public consultation, the DIFC Courts today announced a series of practical enhancements that will help businesses access justice more simply and cost effectively. The first sees the default...