96. Amna Al Owais

Company: DIFC Courts
Title: Chief Registrar
Nationality: Emirati
Sector: Law and Policy

Al Owais oversees operations and quality management, supervising the courts’ judicial officers and registry personnel. She led the establishment of the DIFC Courts’ Pro Bono Program in 2009. In 2021, the DIFC Courts established the Digital Economy Court Division and the Courts of Space project in cooperation with the Dubai Future Foundation. In the first half of 2022, DIFC Courts heard 447 claims cases with a total value of $517.7 million. Al Owais is also the chairperson of the DIFC Courts’ Users’ Committee and the DIFC Courts’ In-House Counsel Committee, and a member of the Consulting Council for the University of Sharjah College of Law.