Press Releases

Death of DIFC Courts pioneer Judge Sir Anthony Colman

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 1 August 2017: The DIFC Courts sadly announce the peaceful passing of Sir Anthony Colman after a short illness in hospital in England on the 27th July 2017. Sir Anthony Colman was appointed as a Judge of the DIFC Courts from 2008, serving...

DIFC Courts win global technology award in Washington, DC

Smart Small Claims Tribunal named among year’s ten best technology solutions for improving access to justice by US-based National Association for Court Management DIFC Courts praised for pioneering commitment to future of global justice Award is one of only three...

Leading Emirati talent elevated to top DIFC Courts role

Amna Sultan Al Owais promoted to DIFC Courts co-Chief Executive and Registrar Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 23 May 2017: One of the UAE’s top legal talents, Amna Sultan Al Owais, has been promoted to serve as co-Chief Executive and Registrar of the DIFC Courts,...

DIFC Courts joins top table of global court excellence

Reem Al Shihhe selected to represent DIFC Courts on Executive Committee of International Consortium for Court Excellence Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 27 February 2017: Demonstrating the global standing of the DIFC Courts’ commercial judiciary, Reem Al Shihhe, Chief...

Jafza and DIFC Courts make life easier for business

Please note that this Press release covers the DIFC Courts and the Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA)  DIFC English language courts available to Jafza companies to settle disputes Jafza and member companies can opt for DRA’s suite of dispute resolution services,...