ExpiredUAE Civil Code Bridge Series

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Attend the complete series in Dubai and earn up to 6 CLPD points!

Following the success of previous instalments, LexisNexis and the DIFC Academy of Law are pleased to announce the fifth instalment of a series of courses that bridge the gap between the civil law and common law systems that co-exist in the UAE.


The UAE Civil code is a fundamental cornerstone of the legal system. This practical course will guide you through Federal Law No. 5/1985 Promulgating the Civil Transactions Law of the United Arab Emirates and provide case studies and examples from expert practitioners.


Legal Consultants, Advocates, and Corporate Counsel with business interests in the UAE


Tuesday, 4th of December 2018 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Introductory Chapter
Personal Obligations and Rights (Book One, Chapter One)
The effects of a Right (Book One, Chapter Two)

Wednesday, 5th of December 2018 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Contracts (Book Two)
– Usufructuary Contracts
– Contracts of Work
– Gharar
– Contracts of Personal Guarantee
– Rights in Rem, Right of Ownership

Thursday, 6th of December 2018 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
The Codes within the UAE
The Application of the Commercial Code and the Civil Code to a Transaction
The Sources of Obligations
The Application of the Sources of Obligations
Contractual Liability v. Tortious Liability


Dubai International Financial Centre, Level 3, Precinct Building 5 (South), The Gate District, United Arab Emirates

  • Introductory Chapter
    17:00 - 19:00
  • Contracts (Book Two)
    17:00 - 19:00
  • The Codes within the UAE
    17:00 - 19:00