EMAC continues to spread the word on maritime arbitration in the UAE

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has been engaging with other legal groups in the UAE as it continues on its mission to spread the word about the benefits of arbitration in the shipping sector.

n its latest effort EMAC met with the Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel to further encourafe the UAE's legal community to benefit from its services.

“At EMAC we believe that one of our objective is to connect with the legal community and spread the word about who we are and what we do. We would like to further enhance the importance of mediation and arbitration, therefore the collaboration with the Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel will provide us with a valuable platform in order to do so,” said Majid Obaid bin Bashir, acting chairman and secretary general, EMAC.

Zayed Saeed Al Shamsi, chairman of the board of directors of the Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel, commented: “Through EMAC, our members now have access to maritime arbitration and mediation training sessions as well as a better understanding of EMAC’s arbitration rules and services.”

EMAC has also meet with senior executives of DP World and Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding this year.

Posted 13 March 2018

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Marcus Hand

Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

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