Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice

DIFC Academy of Law is pleased to announce the region’s first Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice, in collaboration with Middlesex University law school and Outer Temple Chambers. This course is designed for Emirati Advocates and other civil law trained lawyers, in-house counsel, and legal professionals seeking to diversify their skills and enhance their professional development. The program features a comprehensive foundational study in English common law, DIFC laws and courts procedures, and advanced advocacy skills training. Lecturers include world class law professors, international commercial lawyers, and top tier barristers from renowned London chambers. The course is designed to accommodate schedules of working professionals, starts in September 2018, and can be completed in approximately 10 months. Our 15% promotional discount extends until 10th of September. For more information, please contact us at events@draacademy.ae or call 04-4273390


Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice - 30,000.00 AED
Sunday 14 October 2018


Common Law (52 hours)

To be taught by expert legal faculty members from the Middlesex University, Dubai- College of Law

 DIFC Laws & Procedures (44 hours)

To be taught by specialists and lecturers from the DIFC Academy of Law

Advanced Advocacy (24 hours)

To be taught by experienced barristers from Outer Temple Chambers, London-based chambers


Learning Outcomes

On completion of the 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 events@draacademy.ae or call 04-4273390 

Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice
24 October 2018

Certificate in Common Law and DIFC Courts Practice

In association with Middlesex University, Outer Temple Chambers

Total - 30000 AED