- Legal Articles
- Ask Elhais
October 07, 2020|
As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) keeps on spreading over the world, corporate entities or businesses are confronting critical degrees of instability and vulnerability brought about by debilitated financial markets and disturbance to working environment activities and business pipelines.
It is practically sure that such flimsiness and vulnerability will result in a development in the number and different type of questions, as organizations become incapable (or reluctant) to perform existing legally binding commitments and additionally need to re-acclimate to new weights on their finances and tasks.
Corporate Lawyers of Dubai deems necessary to discuss the positive and negative impact of coronavirus on the dispute resolution process in the country and what future holds for disputes and its resolution in UAE.
The current crisis makes a requirement for business and its legal representatives to consider cautiously proper and alternative choices for the productive, opportune and practical dispute resolution processes. They may need to concentrate on modifying their business relationship, re-arranging the agreement, or discovering alternative ways to determine and resolve their conflicts, as opposed to insisting on performance of strict contractual obligations.
This may prompt more interest for mediation, arbitration and conciliation or combination of different methods of dispute resolution. The COVID-19 pandemic is additionally applying more prominent weight for the arbitration process to discover innovative approaches to consolidate more noteworthy utilization of technology, through more utilization of dispute resolution with use of technology or arranging virtual hearings.
In last couple of months UAE most leading arbitration institutes has given rules and procedures to encourage virtual hearings. For instance, Dubai International Arbitration Center, DIFC-London Chamber of Commerce, ADGM-International Chamber of Commerce has shown tremendous efforts in avoiding the further spread of coronavirus and to not delay any proceedings.
Identified with classification, cybersecurity is vital in discretion as the validity and honesty of the arbitration process relies upon it. At the point when an arbitration hearing is led practically, it is significant for arbitrators to talk with the parties or their legal representatives with the point of actualizing a digital convention to follow relevant cybercrime rules and regulation to appropriately govern the hearings.
As one would expect, COVID-19 has prompted a spike in specific sorts of debates or conflicts. The conjuring of force majeure clauses in any agreement, specifically, has seen a huge ascent this year. For instance, in a significant judgment, the Dubai Rental Committee as of late confirmed that COVID-19 is a substantial motivation to end a rental contract, as long as it is proved that COVID-19 has contrarily influenced the party who looks for the early termination of the rental contract.
In this Committee debate, a party became incapable to proceed with the rent for the length of the understanding term. However, the Dubai Rental Committee permitted the proprietor to seek compensation for early termination of the rental contract.
Justice deferred is justice denied. The more prominent and better utilization of innovation in the judicial administration is an unavoidable pattern, and the current pandemic may have altogether pushed the digitalisation procedure much forward, prompting more e-mediation, e-arbitration, online courts and the utilization of Artificial Intelligence in judicial processes in future.
Copyright © of this article is retained by the author and/or other copyright owners. We explicitly grant you permission to download a copy, without any alteration, of this article for personal non-commercial research or study, without prior permission or any charge. This article can be utilized on your website or for marketing, however, we grant you permission to host this article on your website and no other rights. This content should not be altered in any way or sold commercially in any format without prior permission of the copyright holder. During reference of this article, full biographic details entailing the name of the author, his designation, the institute and the publishing date of the article shall be provided.
I owe the success of my case to Dr. Hassan's diligent approach. He remained focused, put me at ease and always went the extra mile. Dr. Hassan tirelessly put my case in the best possible light and I cannot thank him enough. I would highly recommend Dr. Hassan - I am grateful to him from the bottom of my heart.
Dr. Hassan Elhais is among the best legal consultants I have ever worked with. He has an amazing ability to reduce complex issues into a simple concept that non-legal people can understand. He consistently develops innovative litigation strategies that help us to achieve our ultimate legal goals.
...the extraordinary effort that has been exerted by the staff, and we specially thank Dr. Hassan Mohsen Alhais. Wishing your continues success & excellence...
I believe everyone should recognize what a difference Dr. Hassan Elhais work has made to people's lives; and especially to our family's life, because we will remain forever grateful to each and every one of his team.
Dr. Hassan Elhais never fears cases that involve exposure and he always gives me his honest assessment of our chances of success, which is invaluable to me.
He aided us not only in providing legal advice but also in all legal issues that required a long term strategic approach to achieve most favorable and optimum outcomes he provided us with high level of professional service.
Dr. Hassan Elhais is a responsible, reputable counsel who operates to high levels of service.
Dr Hassan Elhais is responsive, thorough and creative with his advice, and is a valued advisor and legal consultant.
Regardless of the complexity of the matter I know Dr. Hassan Elhais will consider not only legal strategy but also business practicalities in providing advice and litigation options.
I recommend Dr. Hassan Elhais to anyone who says 'I'm in legal trouble'. I was extremely satisfied with the high standard of his work. He has always been there when I have needed him and I refer all my clients, family and friends to him/his firm.
Dr. Hassan Elhais was very professional and he listened to my needs. He was very prompt, efficient and always kept me informed. Dr. Hassan Elhais's service was excellent and I would definitely recommend him to friends and colleagues.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *