The introductory phase of Qualification and Preparation of the Arbitrators Programme began at Qatar University (QU).
Organised by Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA) of Qatar Chamber in collaboration with the QU’s Centre for Continuing Education, the introductory phase of the training programme, entitled “Concept and Legal Nature of Commercial Arbitration”, informs the trainees of the concept and types of arbitration and systems similar to arbitration, and types and legal nature arbitration, as well as to provide them with the requirements of arbitration litigation.
The various stages of the programme aim to provide the participants with the ability to get the idea of commercial arbitration and its various applications, and the procedures for managing the arbitration proceedings between the claimant and the respondent, and how to formulate the arbitration rule and its main elements and implement the arbitration rule and the reasons for its invalidity.
The programme targets lawyers and legal advisers, legal and administrative leaders in the public and private sector companies, legal departments, ministries, and government institutions, banks and financial institutions, as well as heads and members of boards and directors of companies, business owners, contractors and commercial agents, as well as arbitrators and experts in the field of commercial disputes, engineers, accountants, and lawyers under training and law students.
Recently, QICCA graduated 145 arbitrators, including 85 Qatari arbitrators. All graduates were included in the list of arbitrators registered with QICCA for settlement of commercial disputes.