The Academy of Law is an accredited training provider by various statutory bodies, including the Dubai legal Affairs Department and the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority. We offer Learning and Development activities for legal professionals from all backgrounds and levels, from experienced English language Common Law practitioners through to newly qualified lawyers and those currently operating in Arabic speaking civil system.
The Academy identified the legal needs of multinational corporations, and found that broad competencies were required for lawyers to deliver value. It devised a strategy for filling gaps in traditional legal education by focusing on cross-training students and lawyers in civil and common law systems, providing international and comparative law perspectives, expanding access to knowledge by offering Arabic and English language courses, and teaching practical skills and ethical principles to help lawyers develop the competencies required to best serve the legal needs of international clients.
The DIFC Contracts Law and the DIFC Implied…
This title covers the DIFC Contract Law, DIFC Law No. 6/2004 which was introduced soon after the Centre itself was established in 2004. Even though the DIFC’s Court system is established along English common law lines, the DIFC Contract Law is very clearly not a codification of the English (or any other) common law of contract. Analysis, details of relevant cases and the differences and similarities to the international legislation on which this law was based are provided on a provision by provision basis. DIFC Implied Terms in Contracts and Unfair Terms Law The Implied Terms in Contract and Unfair Terms Law, DIFC Law No. 6/2005 (Part 2) applies in the case of three specific types of contract, namely those relating to the sale or hire of property (but not real estate); those relating to the supply of services and those relating to auctions
The DIFC Strata Title Law
The Strata Title Law (DIFC Law No. 5/2007) was enacted by the Ruler of Dubai in 2007 to establish a regime which would govern the subdivision and management of buildings with multiple owners in the DIFC and enable separate ownership interests to be created in individual apartments, offices, retail suites and other areas within these buildings with multiple owners under the DIFC Real Property Law, (DIFC Law No. 4/2007). The Strata Title Law has mandatory application to all buildings with multiple owners in the DIFC. These are buildings which have separate areas (defined in the law as ‘lots’) owned by different owners and areas and facilities (defined in law as ‘common property’) which are shared and owned collectively by the owners of the lots. As with the case of DIFC Law No. 4/2007 DIFC Real Property Law, the Strata Title Law borrows a number of its features from similar laws in New South Wales, Australia, and other jurisdictions where ‘strata’, ‘common-hold’ or ‘condominium’ laws are in operation.
The DIFC Real Property Law
The DIFC Real property Regulations (2014), issued in line with Article 172 of the DIFC Law No. 4/2007 prescribe certain matters that are necessary or convenient of giving effect of DIFC Law No. 4/2007’s provisions. The DIFC Law No. 4/2007 is closely related to the DIFC Strata Title Law, which also deals with real estate interests and covers strata title development within the DIFC boundaries. The DIFC Law 10/2005 which relates to the application of DIFC Laws contains provisions in Part 5 to, ‘law governing rights in property’, and ‘validity of transfer of property’ which supplements Article 8 of the DIFC Law No. 4/2007. In addition, those who deal with buying and selling of real estate should also be aware of any relevant DIFC anti-money laundering requirements which may apply from time to time in this area. There is one additional legislative overlap with this law which it is important to be aware of. Dubai Decree No. 43/2013 On the Determination of the Increase in Real Estate Rent in the Emirate of Dubai, which is known as the ‘Rent Cap law’ also applies in the DIFC.
The DIFC Data Protection Law
DIFC Law No. 1/2007 has been largely modelled on the privacy and data protection principles and guidelines which stem from the relevant EU directives that were in force at the time of the data Protection Law’s enactment (primarily EU Directive 95/46/EC), and EU Directives continue to be a model for general guidance to the Commissioner in the administration of the Data Protection Law. As a result, this law has been inspired in part by data protection legislation in the UK and EU and parts of it mirror specific provisions in these jurisdictions. In the UK, provisions regulating the processing of information relating to individuals are set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 (the UK DPA) which implements the European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. The UK DPA applies to both data controllers established in the UK and to those established outside the UK or the European Economic Area (EEA), who use equipment within the UK to process personal data otherwise than for the purposes of transit through the UK (Data Protection Act 1998, s5(1)).
RICS ACRE™ Facilitative and Evaluative…
RICS has built upon its traditional, facilitative mediation service to develop a new, robust and evaluative training programme – ACRE™ Mediation. Earn 4 Accredited CLPD points and 50 RICS CPD hours for completing the course. Robust mediation for the land, property and construction sectors.
Certificate in Human Resource Law and…
In association with Stephenson Harwood
20% Early Bird Discount from 20th-28th February 2018 The DIFC Academy of Law and Stephenson Harwood Middle East LLP's specialist employment team are delighted to bring you, for the second consecutive year, the Certificate in Human Resources Law and Practice. The programme considers key employment issues that may arise throughout the employment lifecycle.