21 Mar 2016

Hadef & Partners Dispute Resolution Partner Adrian Chadwick is re-elected to the DIFC Court Users’ Committee

Authored by: Press Office

Hadef & Partners is delighted to announce that Disputes Partner, Adrian Chadwick, has been re-elected as a member of the DIFC Courts’ Users’ Committee for three years from March 2016.

The Committee acts as a liaison between the DIFC Courts and its users to ensure the provision of an efficient, economical and professional service.  

Adrian has long standing experience of appearing before the DIFC Courts having been registered as a Legal Practitioner of DIFC Courts with full rights of advocacy since 2008, and having appeared many times as an advocate before the DIFC Courts and the Dubai World Tribunal.

He is currently also:
•    a member of the Courts’ Users’ Committee Rules Subcommittee 
•    a lecturer for the DIFC Academy of Law, currently lecturing on Case Management for The Introduction to DIFC Courts Procedure Certificate
•    an author of several articles concerning DIFC legal issues, and UAE legal issues, and 
•    a member of the review board for the Arab Law Quarterly, a leading English language academic journal for Arab law. 

Adrian is therefore well placed and highly committed to the continued progression of the DIFC Courts. 

Adrian said “I am very pleased to be elected again onto this important committee, and be a part of the continuing development of the DIFC Courts.”

Sadiq Jafar, Managing Partner of the Dubai Office of Hadef & Partners said “Hadef & Partners is delighted with Adrian’s re-appointment.  In addition to our DIFC Court work, part of what sets Hadef & Partners apart from other firms is that we regularly appear before all the Courts in the UAE. The experience and understanding we have collectively developed by regularly handling cases in these Courts, allied with our international experience, helps enable Adrian to usefully contribute to the DIFC Court Users Committee.  

The firm is also a member of the DIFC Courts Pro Bono Scheme.