A training course on “Commercial Arbitration”, organised by the Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA) in collaboration with the Centre for Continuous Education at the University of Qatar, to be launched today.
Dr. Thani bin Ali Al Thani , Board Member of the Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration, said that the Center is honoured to cooperate with the Center for Continuous Education at QU, which has made significant contributions to the educational field in Qatar.
The training programme has come as a result of the positive cooperation between the two centres following the signing of a cooperation agreement last month with aim of implementing training programmes in the field of law, investment, banking and international trade for the academic year 2017-2018, Dr. Thani added.
The programme aims to provide the participants with necessary professional knowledge improving their skills of arbitrations and related legal issues in order to preserves the rights of commercial companies when they sign contracts with other companies. The five-day training course focuses on the importance of arbitration as one of the alternative means of dispute resolution. It reviews the various alternative means of dispute resolution, highlighting the advantages, characteristics, types of arbitration, the legislative framework for arbitration and practical examples of the arbitration agreement in commercial contracts.
Thani praised the great efforts being exerted by the Centre linking Qatar University and society providing general and specialised training programmes that meet the needs of the Qatari community in general and business sector in particular. He pointed out that the commercial arbitration course will enhance the skills of the arbitrators and the law with the latest methods.
Participants includes lawyers, legal advisors, legal and administrative leaders in public and private sector companies, legal departments in ministries and government institutions, banks and financial institutions, heads and members of boards and directors of companies, business owners, contractors, commercial agents, arbitrators and experts in the field of commercial disputes, engineers and accountants, lawyers who are undergoing and law students.