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Sean Yates to moderate a panel session at the CIArb Mediation Event

Sean Yates to moderate a panel session at the CIArb Mediation Event

UAE based barrister, Sean Yates will be moderating a panel session at the CIArb Mediation event on Thursday, 4th July in Abu Dhabi.

CIArb is a global, independent, charitable membership organisation incorporated by Royal Charter. They are committed to supporting the effective resolution of disputes with members based worldwide.

Sean Yates will be moderating a panel discussion on 4th July at the Al Aidarous Law Firm (ADGM Office), Abu Dhabi from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The panel including Wolf Von Kumberg, Robert Sliwinski, Hashem Al Aidarous and Haitham Mokhtar will discuss the growing use of commercial mediation in the UAE and the new DIAC Mediation Rules.

Topics will include:

  • How does mediation fit into the ADR landscape?
  • The role of lawyers and experts in mediation.
  • How do you choose the mediator?
  • The importance of the Institution and mediation rules.
  • Differences in mediation procedures between the ADGM Courts’ system and the federal and local courts’ systems of Abu Dhabi.
  • A recent trend in UAE Courts: whether pre-conditions to ADR are considered a matter of jurisdiction or matters of admissibility.

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Places are limited. To book your place and to register for the event, click here.

Find out more

Based in the UAE, Sean specialises in international arbitration and civil and commercial litigation with a focus on construction and infrastructure, real estate, energy and natural resource disputes. More widely, Sean has experience in employment, fraud and regulation, as well as substantial experience in the tourism, leisure and entertainment sectors. He has experience in both common law and civil law disciplines and can advise on both international and local law matters in the UAE.

To find out more about Sean, contact George Bennett on +44 (0)207 427 0807 or Dave Lovitt on +44 (0)20 7353 6381.

News 1 Jul, 2024


Sean Yates

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