As well as being a Judicial Clerk in the DIFC Courts, Mariam Deen is also
A judge in the Courts’ Small Claims Tribunal
Mariam Deen joined the DIFC Courts in February 2016 as Judicial Clerk and was appointed as a Judge of the Smalls Claim Tribunal (SCT) in October of the same year. In addition to providing mediation in SCT cases, Mariam presides over SCT Hearings and is responsible for advising and drafting Judgments on behalf of Judges of the DIFC Courts’ Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal. She reviews all aspects of the judicial output of the DIFC Courts as well as assisting in the preparation of Practice Directions and Guidance Notes.
Mariam was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2008. She has an LLB from Queen Mary University of London (2007) and completed an LLM Masters module in Shariah Law at SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies). Mariam came to the Courts following a broad range of experience which included time as an In House Legal Advocate for the Crown Prosecution Service of England Wales, for which she prosecuted criminal cases in the Courts. She was also In House Legal Counsel for Louis Dreyfus Commodities, a large multinational organization for which she advised on all aspects of commercial and corporate matters.
Mariam is on the Academy of Law’s Editorial Board and contributes quarterly articles for the Dubai Judicial Institute’s ‘Emirates Law, Business and Practice Magazine: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/small-significant-mariam-deen-difc-courts-explains-reasons-deen