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  • The term Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) relates to the resolution of disputes outside of the court system. Everyone has the right to have their disputes decided by a judge in court, but parties may agree to a less formal (and often speedier) form of dispute resolution. This course aims to explain the various form of ADR, with particular reference to the position in the UAE.
    We start with a brief explanation of the court system, where the clerk of the court may meet with the parties and attempt to bring them together and settle their dispute amicably. This is similar to the traditional Arab custom of settling disputes in the majlis.
    We will then consider mediation, then adjudication, with particular reference to the provisions of the FIDIC contracts. There are Dispute Adjudication Boards (DABs), Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards (BAABs), and plain adjudication.
    We will also consider briefly less formal forms of ADR, including Expert Determination, Early Neutral Evaluation and Conciliation.
    We will then consider arbitration under Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 on Arbitration, as amended. We will examine the DIAC Arbitration Rules. UAE courts take the view that court litigation is the normal venue for settling legal disputes and that arbitration is an exception to that and requires clear agreement by parties who have the legal capacity to make such an agreement.
    By the end of the course, candidates should be in a good position to advise their clients.

  • Learn the best practices for data security and governance to protect sensitive information and comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Take your Power BI skills to the next level, learning advanced techniques for deeper insights and stronger legal case strategies.

  • Start your journey with Power BI to create impactful reports and dashboards that can transform legal data analysis and visualization.

  • Equip yourself with essential Excel skills for robust data analysis, crucial for legal case management and decision-making.

  • Recognise the critical aspects of anti-money laundering (AML), bribery, and corruption prevention, essential for maintaining integrity and compliance in legal practices.

  • Explore the latest in AI and technology trends, focusing on their implications for business and legal practices, ensuring you stay at the forefront of innovation.

  • Understand the basics of AI and how tools like ChatGPT are transforming professional environments, offering new avenues for legal practice and efficiency.

  • The term Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) relates to the resolution of disputes outside of the court system. Everyone has the right to have their disputes decided by a judge in court, but parties may agree to a less formal (and often speedier) form of dispute resolution. This course aims to explain the various form of ADR, with particular reference to the position in the UAE.
    We start with a brief explanation of the court system, where the clerk of the court may meet with the parties and attempt to bring them together and settle their dispute amicably. This is similar to the traditional Arab custom of settling disputes in the majlis.
    We will then consider mediation, then adjudication, with particular reference to the provisions of the FIDIC contracts. There are Dispute Adjudication Boards (DABs), Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards (BAABs), and plain adjudication.
    We will also consider briefly less formal forms of ADR, including Expert Determination, Early Neutral Evaluation and Conciliation.
    We will then consider arbitration under Federal Law No. 6 of 2018 on Arbitration, as amended. We will examine the DIAC Arbitration Rules. UAE courts take the view that court litigation is the normal venue for settling legal disputes and that arbitration is an exception to that and requires clear agreement by parties who have the legal capacity to make such an agreement.
    By the end of the course, candidates should be in a good position to advise their clients.

  • Master the features of Word 2019 tailored for legal firms, enhancing document preparation efficiency and professionalism.