Guides

Article on Arbitration in the DIFC

Dubai International Financial Centre: Arbitration’s home in the Middle East By Natasha Bakirci, Assistant Registrar of DIFC Courts, and Mahika Hart, Postgraduate Law Fellow, DIFC Courts. Foreword by Mohamed ElGhatit, Director and Registrar of DIFC-LCIA Arbitration...

Filing Your Claim in the Small Claims Tribunal

Filing Your Claim in the Small Claims Tribunal Step 1: Navigate to the DIFC Courts’ eRegistry Online On the DIFC Courts’ Homepage (difccourts.ae), click on “eRegistry” in the upper right corner. Click the “Public Login” button on the following page. Next, click on...

Appellant’s Notice

NOTES FOR PARTY SUBMITTING FORM 53/02 These guidelines are pursuant to Parts 44.53-44.70 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts.  They are not to be used as an exhaustive resource, but will guide you in how to complete your form. Additional information may be obtained from...

SUPPLEMENTARY CODE OF CONDUCT PRACTICE DIRECTION

SUPPLEMENTARY CODE OF CONDUCT PRACTICE DIRECTION No. 1 This Practice Direction must be read alongside the Mandatory Code of Conduct The right to practise in the DIFC Courts (“the Court”) is conditional upon observance of the Mandatory Code of Conduct (“the Mandatory...

How to use eRegistry – Litigants in Person

The eRegistry site allows anyone to submit a claim form as any time, from anywhere in the world. In order to file further documents to a case you have started, or in which you are a named party, it is necessary to ask the Court for login credentials. This is so that...

How to renew Practitioner Registrations

Law firms registered in Part l and practitioners registered in Part ll of the DIFC Courts’ Register of Legal Practitioners are required to renew their registration annually. Details of the fees for renewal may be found here. Part I renewal – Law Firms Please...

Notes for party submitting form 53/02

These guidelines are pursuant to Parts 44.53-44.70 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts.  They are not to be used as an exhaustive resource, but will guide you in how to complete your form.  Additional information may be obtained from the DIFC Courts’ Registry website at...