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Mandatory Activities

Choosing your learning Pathway

With 30 different possible pathways to choose from, CLPD Year 3 can be completely tailored to your preferences and interests. The mandatory requirements for CLPD Year 3 are three (3) subjects from the substantive topics and any one (1) subject from the Ethical topics.

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

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Ethical

You must choose one of the following:

  • Client Care & Conflict of Interest
  • Know your Client
  • Legal Consultant Accounts

Substantive

You must choose a minimum of three of the following:

  • E-Laws for Legal Practice
  • Hot Topics in the UAE Trade Legislation (Competition and Agency Laws)
  • Contract Law Focus Session
  • Intellectual Property and Trademark Practice
  • An Introduction to Public Private Partnership in Dubai
  • Contract Termination
  • Employment
  • Jurisdiction & Enforcement
  • Corporate Liability
  • Real Estate
  • A Commercial Companies Law Focus Session

 

Please note if you undertake more than the minimum amount in either the Ethical or Substantive topics, the points will count towards your accredited requirement.

WORKSHOP

Workshop Sessions
Workshop sessions are designed to encourage discussion and debate amongst attendees. Unlike traditional instructor lead learning, the focus will be on working in small groups to solve practical case studies. The instructor will facilitate discussion amongst the group and discuss learning outcomes.

In each of the Workshops, attendees will be split into small groups and asked to work together to work on a case studies.
Time will be given to discuss the case studies amongst the wider attendees.

You are advised to complete the online learning ahead session, as you will be expected to know and fully understand the topics and relevant laws that will be discussed in each case Workshop session.

Legal Consultants – Mandatory Courses

  • Ethics – Client Care & Conflict of Interests (ARABIC LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Client Care and Conflict of Interest online course has been designed to provide UAE lawyers with an introduction and understanding of the looking after your client and always acting in their best Read More

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  • Ethics – Client Care & Conflict of Interests (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Client Care and Conflict of Interest online course has been designed to provide UAE lawyers with an introduction and understanding of the looking after your client and always acting in their best Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
  • Intellectual Property and Trademark Practice

    In today's information-based economy, intellectual property rights, and Trademark rights have received more attention than ever before in the United Arab Emirates. The UAE has only very recently taken steps to ensure protection of trademarks, and there is a need Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre Mezzanine Level, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, at the corner of 2nd December Street and Jumeirah Beach Road in the Emirate of Dubai
  • E-Laws for Legal Practice

    As the business environment in which we work becomes increasingly "smart", in this session we will look at the wide range of laws in the UAE relating to the use of information technology. In particular, we will look at: • the legal Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre Mezzanine Level, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, at the corner of 2nd December Street and Jumeirah Beach Road in the Emirate of Dubai
  • Contract Law Focus Session – Working With International Agreements in a UAE Context

    A practical consolidation of key legal principles covered in the UAE Civil Law, Jurisdiction & Enforcement and Corporate Focus sessions, taking you through a case scenario where you will be required to advise on and tailor an international commercial contract Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre Mezzanine Level, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, at the corner of 2nd December Street and Jumeirah Beach Road in the Emirate of Dubai
  • Introduction to Public Private Partnership in Dubai

    This course is designed as an introduction to PPP in general, and as it applies in Dubai. There is no set internationally recognised definition of PPP, but it is generally recognised as being a contractual relationship which brings together the public Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre Mezzanine Level, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, at the corner of 2nd December Street and Jumeirah Beach Road in the Emirate of Dubai
  • Competition and Commercial Agency

    In this session, we will: • study the key legal and commercial considerations of a specific type of commercial contracts i.e. commercial agencies, distribution and franchise arrangements; and • consider the provisions of the UAE Competition Law and related legislation, including its Read More

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    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre Mezzanine Level, Block C, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, at the corner of 2nd December Street and Jumeirah Beach Road in the Emirate of Dubai
  • Ethics – Know Your Client (ARABIC LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Know Your Client online course has been designed to provide UAE lawyers with an introduction to anti-money laundering and terrorist financing for the purposes of helping you to create a robust client Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
  • Ethics – Legal Consultant Accounts (ARABIC LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Legal Consultants Accounts online course was developed to provide UAE lawyers with an overview of the key principles relating to legal consultant accounts. During the course of acting for a client, a lawyer Read More

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    Points2
  • Ethics – Know Your Client (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Know Your Client online course has been designed to provide UAE lawyers with an introduction to anti-money laundering and terrorist financing for the purposes of helping you to create a robust client Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
  • Ethics – Legal Consultant Accounts (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)

    As a part of the Ethics curriculum, this Legal Consultants Accounts online course was developed to provide UAE lawyers with an overview of the key principles relating to legal consultant accounts. During the course of acting for a client, a lawyer Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
  • Corporate Liability

    [Please note that this course does not include a preparatory e-learning module.] The aim of the course is to review the concept of corporate liability as applied in the UAE. The course will look at: Underlying principles of corporate liability and the interface Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road, Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE.
  • Contract Termination

    The aim of this course is to understand how to lawfully terminate a contract in the UAE, how to design contractual termination clauses accordingly, and how to formulate potential termination-related claims. By the end of this course, you will have an Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road,Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE
  • Real Estate

    [Please note that this course does not include a preparatory e-learning module.] This interactive session provides an introduction to real estate in the UAE and Dubai. This introductory course is not designed for real estate practitioners with substantial UAE law experience. Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road,Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE
  • Employment

    The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the key principles of Employment law relating to: Employment “lifecycle” Consider the recruitment and immigration process Gain an understanding of the minimum statutory employment rights and obligations Gain an overview of the circumstances Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road,Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE
  • Jurisdiction & Enforcement

    The aim of this workshop session is to consolidate the learning from the online two part course on jurisdiction and enforcement in the UAE, with a particular focus on the Emirate of Dubai, including the DIFC. Attendees should come prepared Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road,Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE
  • A Commercial Companies Law Focus Session

    [Please note that this course does not include a preparatory e-learning module.] This specialised session has been designed as a moderated discussion session to look in further detail at the changes brought about by Federal Law no. 2 of 2015 concerning Read More

    CourseMandatory
    Points2
    LocationThe Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, Dubai Legal Professional Development Centre (M), Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, Jumeirah Road,Al Hudaiba, Dubai, UAE

All courses below have been accredited by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department. To view and book the course you will need to visit the website for the respective provider. All further information and booking processes shall be available there.

Please note that selecting one of these courses satisfies the 2 point mandatory DIFC course requirement  for DIFC courts registered lawyers, which they must complete in addition to the by 8 mandatory points prescribed by the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department.

Mandatory DIFC Law Courses (with five topics to choose from)

a. Trust Law
b. Contracts Law and Implied Terms in Contracts and Unfair Terms Law
c. Strata Title Law
d. Real Property Law
e. Data Protection Law

Accredited CLPD Courses
a. DIFC Wills and Probate Programme