A more effective appeals process

Certainty lies at the heart of judicial excellence.  It is determined not only by swift settlement, but also defined by fair, transparent, and reliable procedures. Following feedback from the Court Users’ Committee (CUC), Rules Sub Committee (RSC), as well as the...

Technology should enable, not define, modern commercial courts

H.E. Justice Ali Shamis Mohamed Shamis Al Madhani, DIFC Courts; Chair of IACA’s Middle East Board For most people, the words courts, service and innovation are rarely uttered in the same breath. After all, courts are generally places where people are compelled to...

Harlow v Hattie [2017] DIFC SCT 105

Claim No: SCT 105/2017 THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS  In the name of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai  IN THE SMALL CLAIMS TRIBUNAL BEFORE SCT JUDGE MAHA AL MEHAIRI  BETWEEN  HARLOW  Claimant  and  HATTIE  Defendant...

DIFC Courts to build links with Canada

Mark Beer, OBE, Registrar General and Co-Chief Executive of DIFC Courts was part of a “Canada Mission” organized by Dubai FDI, where delegates shared information on the benefits of doing trade between Dubai and Canada. During the mission, he spoke to a cross-section...

Handan Pjsc v Haunani SCT [2017] 095

Claim No: SCT 095/2017 THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS  In the name of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai  IN THE SMALL CLAIMS TRIBUNAL BEFORE SCT JUDGE MAHA AL MEHAIRI  BETWEEN HANDAN PJSC  Claimant  and  HAUNANI ...

Guide on the Former Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts

FORMER PART 44 – APPEAL RULES APPLICABLE TO JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS ISSUED BEFORE 25 MAY 2017 Step 1: Judgment or Order issued by the Registry in the Court of First Instance (CFI). Step 2: Appeal Notice and Appeal Bundle filed to the Court of Appeal (CA) within 14...

Guide on the Amended Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts

AMENDED PART 44 – APPEAL RULES APPLICABLE TO JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS ISSUED ON OR AFTER 25 MAY 2017 Step 1: Judgment or Order issued by the Registry in the Court of First Instance (CFI). Step 2: Appeal Notice filed to the CFI within 21 days of the date of the...