Further Changes to Civil Litigation in the UAE
Date Posted:Wed, 27th May 2020
By Chatura Randeniya and Nazim Hashim
In the latest in a series of amendments to Federal Law No. 11 of 1992 (the UAE Civil Procedure Law) the recently issued Cabinet Resolution No. 33 of 2020 (the Resolution) brings about some important changes to how matters will be litigated in the UAE courts. The Resolution amends certain provisions of the regulations to the UAE Civil Procedure Code introduced by Cabinet Resolution No. 57 of 2018 (the Regulations), which introduced some of the most recent changes to civil litigation in recent years. This inBrief highlights some of the changes made by the Resolution that will significantly impact litigants.