Arbitration and Dispute Resolution - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

Effective dispute resolution helps minimize the costs and adverse effects to relationships that often arise from the commercial disputes. If informal negotiation fails to resolve a dispute, mediation or arbitration can often be the next best option in order to avoid litigation in court. This course will give participants an insight into dispute resolution from the perspective of a lawyer. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the main differences between the various dispute resolution techniques with a particular focus on arbitration, in order to reduce the likelihood of disputes leading to court cases.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the right course of action to resolve a legal dispute
  • Reduce the possibility of disputes leading to legal action
  • Apply national and international legal requirements for dispute resolution
  • Employ arbitration knowledge to negotiate terms
  • Use case law to achieve a favorable outcome for their organization

Target Audience

This course is suitable for professionals within all industries who are involved in contract management and resolving disputes including, but not limited to, project managers, contract managers, procurement managers, supply chain managers, contractors, architects, developers and engineers. This course would also highly benefit in-house council and legal advisors new to the region who require the fundamentals of dispute resolution in the GCC.

Target Competencies

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • GCC Dispute Resolution Frameworks

Note

The Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department has introduced a Continuing Legal Professional Development (CLPD) programme to legal consultants authorised to practise through a licensed firm in the Emirate of Dubai.  We are proud to announce that the Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department has accredited EMG Associates as a CLPD provider. In addition, all our legal programmes have been approved.

This PLUS Specialty Training Legal course qualifies for 4 elective CLPD points.

  • Fundamentals of dispute resolution
    • Overview of the dispute resolution process
    • Methods of dispute resolution including:
      • Litigation
      • Arbitration
      • Collaborative law
      • Mediation
      • Conciliation
      • Negotiation
      • Facilitation
    • Introduction to international High Court litigation processes
      • Path of a claim
      • Pre-action matters
      • Court documents
      • Case management
      • Disclosure
      • During the trial
      • Judgement
  • Dispute resolution in the GCC
    • The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system
      • Early neutral evaluation
      • Negotiation
      • Conciliation
      • Mediation
      • Arbitration
    • Importance of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Law systems
    • Civil law system
    • Codification
    • Subgroups
  • Common law system
    • Court decisions
    • Statutes
  • International arbitration
    • Introduction to international arbitration
    • Institutional versus ‘ad hoc’ arbitration
    • Introduction to mediation: The process and its principles
  • Arbitration in the GCC
    • Drafting international arbitration clauses
    • The arbitration award and its enforcement
    • Recent international arbitration case law
    • Advantages and disadvantages of:
      • Arbitration
      • Litigation
      • Mediation

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC
Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

1 - 3 Nov, 2020

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)

23 - 25 May, 2021

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)

21 - 23 Nov, 2021

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)