Bahraini Legal Delegation Learn About Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Center

Doha, Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC) CEO, Faisal Rashid Al Sahouti, met Wednesday with a Bahraini legal delegation and the GCC general secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

During the meeting, they discussed topics of common interest concerning judicial affairs, where the delegation learnt more about the tasks of QICDRC and the nature of the cases it is specialized in.

Al Sahouti highlighted the importance of exchanging experiences between both countries in legal and judicial affairs in order to develop the legislative and judicial scene, and positively affecting legal and judicial services in order to achieve prompt justice. He added that he looks forward to more similar visits that contribute to the development of legal and judicial bilateral coordination.

During the field visit to the arbitration court room facilities the delegation learned more about the specializations of organization, civil, and commercial courts along with the procedures followed and how issues are managed.

They also discussed the work mechanisms of the courts and how cases are handled and the eligibility and right of a judicial appeal since the court accepts the right of appeal if requested by the appellant, however the request is to be accepted by the Appeals Chamber.

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre was established by Qatar Financial Center Law No. 7 of 2005 to be the final piece of the State of Qatar’s initiative to build a world-class international financial center. It was designed to have international standards in dispute resolution, and to be part of the strategy of the QFC to attract international business and financial services into Qatar. The QICDRC provides a modern, specialist, civil and commercial court designed to hear cases quickly, economically and in front of internationally renowned, independent judges.

Source: Qatar News Agency