Arab Gulf

DIFC Academy Of Law
Main Contact: Jefferson Burton

Dubai International Financial Centre Authority
Government of Dubai
Level 14, The Gate
PO Box 74777

Phone: +971 04 427 3389



The DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority Academy (Academy of Law) was established in 2015 as an independent entity to provide quality ancillary services to the UAE legal community. Its core functions include training and regulating lawyers, publishing and disseminating information, hosting events for the legal community, and providing free legal advice for people in need.

Specific ancillary services provided by the Academy of Law include:

  • The Pro Bono Programme
  • All training programmes such as the DIFC Courts Certificate in Law and Procedures, Advocacy Training, Lecture Series and Arabic seminars on the laws and practices of the DIFC Courts
  • The registration of legal practitioners and the observance of the DIFC Courts Mandatory Code of Conduct
  • The publication of DIFC Courts-related literature, such as the DIFC Courts Rules, legal textbooks and articles, Law
  • Reports and newsletters
  • The Education Committee
  • The Annual Legal Gala Dinner and other networking events

Middlesex University – Arab Gulf
Main Contact: Dr. Tenia Kyriazi

Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai Knowledge Park – Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
P.O. Box 500697
United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 3748981



Middlesex University is a dynamic university with a reputation for innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 2,500 students from over 90 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide variety of subject areas. We are a truly global university committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students, by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research, scholarship and professional practice. We prepare our students to be professional, skilled individuals fitted for the modern world, committed to lifelong learning and able to contribute to the communities in which they live and work.