Dubai, UAE, 13 March, 2018: The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) met with the Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel, as part of the Centre’s continued efforts in widening awareness about its activities and services.
Hosted by Mr. Majid Obaid bin Bashir, Acting Chairman and Secretary General, EMAC, the purpose of the meeting was to further encourage the UAE’s legal community to benefit from EMAC, to provide details and information about the services extended by EMAC, as well as promote the benefits of maritime arbitration and mediation.
“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.
“The Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel is a professional association and was established with the aim to support the country’s renaissance and add value to the country’s legal system. 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. ”, said Mr. Zayed Saeed Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Association of Lawyers and Legal Counsel.
At the start of 2018, EMAC announced its plans to connect with the UAE’s maritime and legal majors with the goal of detailing how its services and offerings benefit the industry. The Centre has been established for the maritime industry in the region, and the EMAC team are standing by to actively support specialised dispute resolution, whilst the Centre continues to offer knowledge sessions that are accredited by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department.