Middle East

TECHNOLOGY

Dubai trials go paperless

All cases at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts will be dealt with electronically from 1 July, as the government plans to go paperless by 2021.

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Qatar hires US legal heavyweight on $2.5 million contract

The law firm of former US senator and US Attorney General John Ashcroft has been appointed to help the Qatar Government to advise on its crisis including legal work on international counter-terrorism finance laws.