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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Presides Over Swearing-In Ceremony of New DIFC Courts Judges

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Presides Over Swearing-In Ceremony of New DIFC Courts Judges

In a testament to Dubai’s unwavering commitment to a robust legal system, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, presided over a momentous event on October 2, 2023. The occasion marked the swearing-in ceremony of two distinguished judges who will serve on the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, an integral part of the emirate’s thriving legal framework.

A Commitment to Excellence

During the ceremony, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid conveyed his best wishes to the newly appointed judges and emphasized the critical role they will play in enhancing the DIFC’s judicial landscape. He underscored Dubai’s unwavering dedication to the rule of law, emphasizing the importance of maintaining the highest standards of transparency and neutrality in dispute resolution. This commitment aligns with global best practices and reinforces Dubai’s position as a hub for international legal excellence.

Meet the Honored Judges

The ceremony introduced Judges Andrew Gerard Moran and Rene Le Miere, who were sworn in to join the Court of Appeal at the DIFC Courts. Both judges expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to contribute their expertise to the DIFC’s legal arena. Their appointments reflect Dubai’s pursuit of excellence in legal affairs and its continuous commitment to upholding the rule of law.

Distinguished Attendees

The event was graced by the presence of notable dignitaries, including H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline & Group, among others. Also in attendance were Essa Kazim, Governor of the Dubai International Financial Centre; Zaki Azmi, Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts; and Justice Omar Al Mheiri, Director of the DIFC Courts.

This ceremony symbolizes Dubai’s unyielding dedication to legal excellence and the continual advancement of its judicial system. It reinforces the emirate’s commitment to upholding the rule of law and its pivotal role on the global legal stage.

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