Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice

DIFC Academy in Association with Middlesex University Dubai and Outer Temple Chambers proudly presents the third edition of the Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice. This 9-month programme aims to provide education and training in common law and DIFC laws and courts procedures to civil law lawyers, DIFC Courts practitioners, Emirati advocates, In-house counsels and other professionals whose work involves exposure to common law systems and jurisdictions. The course consists of a number of sections that can be taken together as a whole or as individual components. Enroll before 31st January 2021 to avail special 25% discount.

Description

Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice - 40,000.00 AED
From : 14 Feb 2021 05:00 PM || To : 25 Oct 2021 07:00 PM

OVERVIEW

The Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice aims to provide education and training in Common Law and DIFC laws and procedures to Emirati advocates, civil law trained lawyers and other professionals whose work involves exposure to common law systems and jurisdictions. The course consists of several sections that can be taken together as a whole or as individual components.

The sections are as follows:

Unit 1- English Common Law by Middlesex University Dubai- Faculty of Law

Principles of Common Law; Contract Law; Tort Law; Company Law; Employment Law; Arbitration; Data Protection; Trust Law

Unit 2- DIFC Courts Procedures by DIFC Academy Specialists from global law firms

Overview of DIFC Courts and procedural topics

Unit 3- Advocacy Skills by QCs and barristers from Outer Temple Chambers

Court etiquette; trial advocacy and witness handling and examination; oral and written submissions and appeals advocacy

Unit 4- Legal Tech by leading innovators in the region

Technology disruptions to the legal profession; Legal implications of AI and data science; regulatory framework; meet the legal tech innovators

Unit 5- Tax Law by Aurifer team

UAE Tax Law; Applications of tax legislation; Implications of tax legislation for legal practitioners

 

  • Special 25% discount for full course registrations valid until 31 January 2021
  • Units can be taken together or as individual components
  • 8 Accredited CLPD points for Dubai Legal Affairs Department (DLAD) registered practitioners 
  • For more details about the course, please attend our Open Day event on 13 January 2021
  • Emirati Advocates who complete the full course and related assessments and obtain the Certificate of Completion, may be eligible to register with the DIFC Courts. For further information and registration requirements, please refer to the DIFC Courts website

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completion of programme, participants should be able to:

  • Understand and explain the operation of the English legal System
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of areas of substantive English common law such as contract law, tort, company law, law of agency, land law, law of trusts, as well as employment law and arbitration
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DIFC laws and procedures, particularly company and insolvency, trust and foundations, employment, real property, and arbitration

Upon completion of the course, participants should acquire several skills relevant and necessary to practicing law within the DIFC and exercising rights of audience before the DIFC Courts. Such skills include the ability to:

  • Research, evaluate and retrieve information from a variety of sources
  • Analyse, synthesise and apply the law in common law settings
  • Draft legal documents in common law settings
  • Make oral submissions in common law settings

 

For further information or to request for an assistance, please contact ACADEMY@difc.ae

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Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice
Feb 14, 2021 -To- Oct 25, 2021

Certificate in Common Law, DIFC Laws and Courts Practice

In association with Outer Temple Chambers

8 CLPD Accredited
1
Total - 40000 AED