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Outer Temple chairs Bar Council briefing on Abu Dhabi Global Market

Michael Patchett-Joyce, Outer Temple barrister and Chair of the Bar Council Middle East/Gulf Interest Group, led the Bar Council’s recent briefing seminar on the Abu Dhabi Global Market.

The seminar was held in London, on Wednesday 3 May.

The panellists gave an overview of Abu Dhabi Global Market’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Courts and Arbitration.

Linda Fitz-Alan, Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts, and Emmanuel Givanaki, Head of Policy and Legal of ADGM were part of the presentation group of the ADGM. They discussed arbitration and the latest developments of the ADGM, including the application of English Common Law within the ADGM.

Abu Dhabi Global Market is a broad-based international financial centre for local, regional and international institutions. For more information about its activity and objectives, please visit

Outer Temple Chambers has offices in the United Arab Emirates, in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. All barristers and professional associates in Chambers have rights of audience in the Courts of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”) and the Qatar Financial Centre (“QFC”), and 19 barristers and professional associates have rights of audience in the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”). Outer Temple Chambers is registered in the DIFC, the only set of Chambers to have been so registered. Our members also co-operate with the DIFC Courts Academy of Law in the development and delivery of its professional education programme.

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News 9 May, 2017

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