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The Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department is proud to introduce the third year of the Continuing Legal Professional Development Programme to Legal Consultants who are registered on the practicing roll with through a licensed firm in the Emirate of Dubai.

The Department is continued in its aim to provide a world-class learning environment to enable Legal Consultants to meet the ever-evolving requirements of their clients.

Each Legal Consultant registered on the roll in the category of practicing Legal Consultants will be required to obtain sixteen (16) CLPD points on a yearly basis. Eight (8) of those points at least must be obtained by completing the Mandatory CLPD Activities. Eight (8) points shall be obtained from the Accredited CLPD Activities selected by Legal Consultants from among the Department’s accredited activities, in so far as one accredited activity shall be no more than four (4) points.

Learning pathways

The Department has built on the success of the learning pathways from year 2. This year the CLPD programme will be introducing five new legal topics as well as a new ethical topic.

As per the requirement in Year 2, mandatory Requirement will be to complete three substantive topics and one ethical.

As per the ethos of the project we are consistently evolving to bring new practical courses, we will also be running year one and year two courses for those that did not have the opportunity to have previously completed these courses.

If you have completed a course in Year 1 or 2, you will not be given CLPD points for repeating the same course.

To learn more about workshop sessions please click HERE

Workshop based learning

In building upon the success of workshop based learning from CLPD Year 2, all sessions CLPD Year 3 will be focused around Case Study learning. Case study learning will give you the opportunity to work in small groups to solve practical problems and then discuss the outcomes with the wider group.

To learn more about workshop sessions please click HERE

Year 2 of the programme aims to provide greater choice for Legal Consultants. The CLPD Year 2 mandatory Requirement will consist of a pool of five (5) Substantive, and two (2) Ethical topics.

The Mandatory requirement of eight points has not changed from CLPD Year 1, however there is now greater choice to select areas that are of relevance and personal interest.

The Mandatory requirement is to complete any three (3) subjects from the substantive topics and any one (1) subject from the Ethical topics.

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