Since 2008, the English-language, common law DIFC Courts have become the jurisdiction of choice in the Middle East region and beyond, providing certainty for business – whether multi-nationals, SMEs, future start-ups, or individuals – through the development of a mature body of case law and the delivery of globally enforceable judgments.
The DIFC Courts also offers a service for smaller disputes (up to AED 500,000) in the form of the Small Claims Tribunal (SCT). By removing the need for lawyers, businesses and individuals can benefit from its proven capacity to resolve disputes amicably and fast in English, with an average of six weeks for cases to be resolved. Through the award-winning smart SCT, large firms, SMEs and individuals with claims can access a virtual courtroom online from anywhere in the world.
Overview of the Small Claims Tribunal (SCT)
Awareness of advantages of use