ABU DHABI, The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has implemented three courses for lawyers applying for enrolment in the list of lawyers accepted before the Abu Dhabi prosecutions and courts.
Forty-one male and female lawyers took the three courses for 167 training hours during the first half of the current year.
The Judicial Department explained that the programme was organised by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy in cooperation with the Division of Lawyers and Experts’ Affairs in the department aims to contribute to the advancement of the legal profession and the preparation of national legal cadres qualified scientifically and practically under the highest international standards. This is in response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court, and Head of the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, to improve judicial performance and enhance society’s confidence in the judicial and legal system, of which lawyers are an integral part.
The department added that the programme included several academic and practical modules, the most important of which are the remote litigation system and procedures applicable in the courts, attendance rules in the virtual courtroom, the rules of civil procedures and the recent amendments made to them, the drafting of claims and memoranda in the area of administrative justice, the principles of criminal procedures in the UAE legislation, and controls, preparation and drafting of claims and memoranda in the field of criminal justice in light of the rules of criminal procedures, the culture of alternative solutions for dispute resolution, and the standards and principles of the lawyer-client relationship.
The programme also provides extensive training on some of the procedures adopted by the Judicial Department and the relevant domestic legislation.
Passing this training programme is one of the conditions for admission to the roll of lawyers registered with the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi. Therefore, the programme has been designed to diversify the topics and themes that cover various aspects related to legal work.
Source: Emirates News Agency