The College of Law at Ajman University of Science and Technology and The Academy of Law for the DIFC today announced details of a newly signed cooperation agreement covering the development of training programmes for the benefit of the UAE legal community.
The memorandum was signed by Dr. Khalid Al Khaja, Acting Chancellor, Ajman University and Vice-Chancellor for Academic and Administrative Affairs on behalf of the College of Law at Ajman University of Science and Technology, and by Mr. David Gallo, Director, the Academy of Law for the DIFC.
It was witnessed by Dr. Abdul Haq AL Nuaimi, Vice-Chancellor for community service and students affairs, Deans of College of Law and College of Information, Mass Communication and Humanities, along with Mr. Ahmed Al Kamali, Manager, Government and International Relations at the DIFC Courts.
The two institutions will jointly organise seminars, conferences, training and research, and will support the marketing of each other’s academic programmes. The agreement will also provide a platform for the exchange of innovative ideas and academic prowess.
The Academy of Law for the DIFC is part of the Dispute Resolution Authority, which also comprises the DIFC Courts, DIFC Wills and Probate Registry and DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre. Its core functions include training and regulating lawyers, publishing Court law reports and academic literature, providing free legal advice for people in need through the region’s first Pro Bono Programme, and hosting events for the development of the rule of law, the legal system and the professional community.