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ADGM Courts introduce new programme to fastrack Emirati judges

News Team, 22/06/2020

Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts, with the support of the Scholarships Office (SCO), an affiliate of the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MoPA), has launched a programme to select, develop and train Emirati lawyers to join the judiciary of ADGM Courts.

The ‘Emirati Judge Programme’ provides a comprehensive framework and pathway for Emirati lawyers to advance to the highest level in the legal and justice sector in the UAE.

Overseen by the Chief Justice of ADGM Courts, and with the support and encouragement of the Court’s judges, the Emirati Judge Programme will provide an opportunity for high achieving Emirati lawyers to excel in their chosen career in the law.

Scholarships Office (SCO), an affiliate of the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MoPA), founded in 1999 provides an opportunity for academically distinguished Emirati students to complete their studies and obtain a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree at a prestigious university, whether within the United Arab Emirates or overseas.

HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State (UAE) and chairman of ADGM, said: “The new Emirati Judge Programme is part of ADGM’s ongoing commitment to support the government’s efforts in preparing highly competent and respected Emirati judges to deliver the highest...


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