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Latest news Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ADFW to return in December 2024 under the theme ‘Welcome to the Capital of Capital’ ADGM Academy and Ethara Sign an MoU to Develop Next-gen Emirati Talent
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Highlights ADGM, the Region's Leading Climate Finance Hub, Announces its Role as Principal Partner at COP28 ADGM Implements its Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework
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    ADGM Courts

    Authorities ADGM Courts

    Unique digital transformation of justice and legal services

    Explore the world's first end-to-end, fully digital courts platform plus browse our legislation, procedures, regulations, rules, court procedure rules and practice directions.

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    Foundations

    The Foundation of ADGM Courts

    At the core of ADGM Courts, we proudly uphold three fundamental principles: a cutting-edge digital approach, the solid bedrock of English Common Law, and a distinguished panel of judges. These pillars together form the strong foundation of a modern, user-friendly legal system that reinforces ADGM's status as a leading global financial hub.

    Digital Approach

    Experience a universal digital solution with ADGM Courts. This is the world's first end-to-end eCourts platform.

    English Common Law

    ADGM is the first jurisdiction in the Middle East to directly apply English Common Law, providing the legal certainty required by a well-regulated international financial centre for global commerce.

    Judges

    ADGM Courts' Judges are drawn from the most senior levels of judiciary of the world's leading common law jurisdictions with extensive experience and long-standing, strong traditions in judicial independence.

    Explore ADGM Courts

    Browse our legislation and procedures including our regulations, rules, court procedure rules and practice directions. Access all judgments published by ADGM Courts. View our hearings calendar. ADGM Courts publish a fully searchable list of all cases before them. Download our forms, view our fees and access guides and procedural flow charts. Read our MoUs on enforcement and judicial collaboration and the Chief Justice’s Directions on recognised foreign courts. Access the Pro Bono Scheme established by the Court to enable individuals with limited financial means to receive legal assistance at no cost. Access the notary public and wills service provided in partnership between ADGM Courts and Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. ADGM Courts support alternative dispute resolution. Find out more about our procedures for court-annexed mediation.
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    ADGM Courts Brochure ADGM Courts Protocol for Remote Hearings