The DIFC Academy has partnered with leading academic institutions and organisations to offer you a comprehensive suite of courses, workshops and programmes to help build expertise, enhance skills and to meet your professional requirements.
LL.M. International Business Law
In association with Universite Paris II
The LL.M. (Legum Magister -Master in Laws) in International Business Law deals mainly with practical case studies and certain key subjects, with a pluridisciplinary focus. It prepares students and professionals for operations such as large acquisitions or market transactions, cross border mergers, complex financing, restructuring, LBOs, financial engineering, and industrial projects. These are interesting operations, offering difficulties that often lead to innovative solution seeking. It is particularly educational to study them and analyse the legal, financial or accounting issues raised. Thus, contracts, guarantees, financing and international trade litigation, among other basic subjects, can be studied from different angles.
Advanced Advocacy Skills (Part of the…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
The DIFC Academy in collaboration with Outer Temple Chambers presents an intensive 28-hour training on Common Law Advanced Advocacy Skills. This comprehensive training explores the application of traditional advocacy skills to activities routinely performed by lawyers. There will be series of both unassessed and assessed advocacy exercises. These exercises take the form of mock hearings covering submissions (written and oral), witness handling and general advocacy tips. They serve as useful refreshers for courtroom skills. We're offering 20% special discount for early registrations until mid January 2020.
FIDIC: Pitfalls and Best Practice
In association with Lexis Nexis, Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
DIFC Academy in partnership with LexisNexis and Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants will host a course on the FIDIC suite of contract templates. FIDIC is the contract of choice for major construction projects across the globe. The aim of the course is to allow participants in understanding the FIDIC philosophy, choosing the correct form of contract and adapting it correctly and to give an overview of the various provisions within FIDIC such as payment, time and completion, defects and contractual limitations.
Construction Arbitration, What you need to…
In association with Lexis Nexis, Beale & Co
DIFC Academy in partnership with LexisNexis and Beale & Co, will be hosting a seminar on construction arbitration where we will have a look at: Construction claims and disputes, Dispute resolution clauses and filing an arbitration, Choosing your arbitrator and experts, and other key stages of the arbitration