"The DIFC Courts Practice is the definitive guide to the practice and procedure of the courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), which is now firmly established as a leading international commercial court. This major new work is endorsed by the DIFC Courts as the official companion to the rules of the DIFC. Written by a team of leading practitioners in the field, it includes the rules of the Court themselves as well as detailed commentary and incisive narrative discussion. The first Part contains an introduction to the Court and its jurisdiction, together with a survey of recent developments of DIFC law covering jurisdiction, conduit enforcement, the Joint Judicial Committee, Arbitration, contract law and other areas of substantive law, procedure, appeals and conversion of judgments. The second Part comprises the full text of the rules along with expert commentary on their application and interpretation, with comprehensive analysis of all relevant case law. This indispensable book will be an essential resource for all those involved in litigation and arbitration connected to the DIFC Courts"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
Contents: Foreword by Justice Sir Richard Field Foreword by Chief Justice Tun Zaki Bin Azmi Preface Part a. Developments in DIFC law 1. Jurisdiction / James Weale, Serle Court 2. Conduit enforcement / Harris Bor, Twenty Essex 3. The joint judicial committee / Harris Bor, Twenty Essex 4. Arbitration / Gregor Hogan, Serle Court 5. Substantive law / Matthew Watson, XXIV Old Buildings and Jonathan McDonagh, Serle Court 6. Procedure / Dan McCourt Fritz, Serle Court 7. Appeals / Harris Bor, Twenty Essex 8. Conversion of judgments into awards / Harris Bor, Twenty Essex Part b. Rules and commentary Part 1. Citation, commencement, application and the overriding objective Part 2. Interpretation Part 3. Organisation of the court Part 4. The court's case management powers Part 5. Forms Part 6. Court documents Part 7. How to start proceedings-the claim form Part 8. Alternative procedure for claims Part 9. Service Part 10. Responding to particulars of claim-general Part 11. Acknowledgment of service Part 12. Disputing the court's jurisdiction Part 13. Default judgment Part 14. Setting aside or varying default judgment Part 15. Admissions Part 16. Defence and reply Part 17. Statements of case Part 18. Amendments to statements of case Part 19. Further information Part 20. Addition and substitution of parties Part 21. Counterclaims and other additional claims Part 22. Statements of truth Part 23. General rules about applications for court orders Part 24. Immediate judgment Part 25. Interim remedies and security for costs Part 26. Case management Part 27. Alternative dispute resolution Part 28. Production of documents Part 29. Evidence Part 30. Witnesses, depositions and evidence for other courts Part 31. Experts and assessors Part 32. Offers to settle Part 33. Payments into court Part 34. Discontinuance Part 35. Miscellaneous provisions relating to hearings Part 36. Judgments and orders Part 37. Change of legal representative Part 38. General rules about costs Part 39. Fixed costs Part 40. Procedure for detailed assessment Part 41. Court rules Part 42. Judicial review Part 43. Arbitration claims Part 44. (Amended) appeals Part 45. General rules about enforcement of judgments and orders Part 46. Charging orders, stop orders and stop notices Part 47. Attachment of future assets and earnings Part 48. Execution against assets Part 49. Court's power to appoint receiver Part 50. Orders to obtain information from judgment debtors Part 51. Interpleader Part 52. Contempt of court Part 53. Small claims tribunal Part 54. Insolvency proceedings Part 55. Rules of the DIFC courts relating to probate claims and claims relating to the administration of estates Part 56. Technology and construction division Part 57. Non-muslim wills registry Calendars 2020-2023 Index.