In the United Arab Emirates, mediation is used to resolve a variety of situations involving civil and commercial conflicts as well as family law. For dispute resolutions, a number of mediation centers have been established. A lot has been done to make mediation a viable alternative to the legal system.
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Some mediation centers that have a role in dispute resolutions in the UAE
Here are some of the mediation centres in UAE that are actively involved in facilitating mediations in UAE:
Dubai International Financial Center
The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) court rules encourage participation in mediation and conciliation processes as an alternative to resolve disputes.
RDC 27.1 states,
“While emphasizing the primary role as a forum for deciding civil and commercial cases, the Court encourages the parties to consider the use of justice by reconciliation (such as, but not confined to, mediation and conciliation) as an alternative means of resolving disputes or particular issues.”
This is followed by RDC 27.2 which states-
“Whilst the Court remains an entirely appropriate forum for resolving most of the disputes which are entered in the Court, the view of the Court is that the settlement of disputes by means of justice by reconciliation:
- Significantly helps parties to save costs;
- Saves parties the delay of litigation in reaching finality in their disputes;
- Enables parties to achieve settlement of their disputes while preserving their existing commercial relationships and market reputation;
- Provides parties with a wider range of solutions than those offered by litigation; and
- Is likely to make a substantial contribution to the more efficient use of judicial resources.”
You can consult a law firm in Dubai to present your case and reach the appropriate solutions.
RICS UAE Mediation Panel
The RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) UAE Mediation Panel is playing an important role to further the practice of mediation and has established the RICS UAE President’s Panel of Mediators.
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Centre for Amicable Settlement of Disputes
Having being established under UAE Law Number 16 of 2009 by the Government, the Centre for Amicable Settlement of Disputes (CASD) aims to encourage the use of mediation in Dubai. Issues related to civil and commercial settlement, except those involving the Government, can be taken to the CASD.
FAQ about dispute resolution in the UAE
1-What are the 3 dispute resolution?
The three most popular forms of alternative dispute resolution are arbitration, mediation, and negotiation. Procedures for resolving disputes come in various varieties.
2-How are disputes settled?
There are two main categories of dispute settlement procedures: adjudicative procedures when the result is decided by a judge, jury, or arbitrator, such as litigation or arbitration. methods that include agreement between the parties, such as negotiation, mediation, conciliation, or collaborative law.
3-Why is dispute resolution important?
In a perfect world, dispute resolution would bring about certainty that the disputed matter has been settled and won’t come up again. In an ideal situation, dispute resolution resolves both the disputed matter and any difficulties that are directly related to it.
If you are looking for any conflict resolution in UAE, please feel free to contact us and get it done in the most beneficial manner.
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