THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE COURTS

REGISTRAR’S DIRECTION NO 1 OF 2011

Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costs

Citation

This Registrar’s Direction will come into effect on the date of signature. It may be cited as Registrar’s Direction 1 of 2011 — Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costsand may be abbreviated to RD 1/2011.

Pursuant to Part 38.31 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts (RDC) on General Rules about Costs, the draft order should include the following Assessment of Mean Hourly Legal Costs:

Level of Legal Acumen Average Hourly Cost (AED-UAE Dirhams)
Trainees up to 5 years 1590
Lawyers 6-10 years 2198
10 + years 2422
Partners 2895

Mark Beer
Registrar of the DIFC Courts

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