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The Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department is proud to introduce the second 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.

This year the Continuing Legal Professional Development Programme has evolved, to not only enable Legal Consultants to have greater choice in the topics they learn, but to also conduct part of that learning online.

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

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 Substantive, and two 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.

With 20 different possible pathways to choose from, CLPD Year 2 can be completely tailored to your preferences and interests.

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Workshop based learning

All physical sessions CLPD Year 2 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.

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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.

Online Learning

The online modules are designed to give you a detailed insight into the laws and topics that will be discussed in the workshop sessions. Attendees will expected to have a detailed understanding of the principles that will be discussed during the workshop. Although not mandatory, the online learning is highly recommended for all other than experts in each specific practice area.

If you have substantial practical experience in the area of law for the course topic you are attending, you can choose to only attend the workshop session. However for all other Legal Consultants it is highly recommended that you complete the online pre –learning

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