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Mark Beer, OBE


Mark Beer, OBE is a former President of the International Association for Court Administration, a visiting fellow and co-founder of the Deep Tech Dispute Resolution Lab at Oxford University, and a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Expert Network.


He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Global Legal Action Network, advisor to the Board of Resolve Disputes Online, a member of the Innovation Working Group of the Task Force on Justice focused on addressing UN SDG 16.3 and a member of the International Council of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Mark served as Chief Executive of the DIFC's Dispute Resolution Authority, Registrar General of the DIFC Courts and a Small Claims Tribunal judge for over 10 years.


During his 21 years in the United Arab Emirates, Mark also held various board positions, including four years as Chairman of the British Business Group, Dubai and the Northern Emirates.


Before joining the DIFC Courts in 2008, Mark was a company and commercial lawyer.


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