Abu Dhabi: Members of the Third Panel of Conciliators from the Abu Dhabi Real Estate Dispute Resolution Center (Taswiya) were sworn in before Youssef Saeed Al Abri, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), before assume their conciliation functions to resolve real estate disputes through alternatives to litigation and to reach amicable settlements.
This swearing-in ceremony comes in pursuance of the decision by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, to authorize another group of mediators in the real estate disputes, composed of six new members.
Al Abri stressed the importance of the role assumed by the Center, which was created in the wake of a cooperation agreement signed between the Department of Justice and the Department of Municipalities and Transport to deal, through conciliation, with all real estate disputes and to work on the amicable settlement of conflicts.
The Emirate of Abu Dhabi, said the ADJD Undersecretary, is a pioneer in the region in the development of a real estate conciliation mechanism, which strengthens the competitive position of real estate investment in the emirate , as one of the important sectors that require management through flexible mechanisms to ensure the smooth running of the various procedures while preserving the rights of all parties and finding effective solutions to contractual disputes in record time.
Al Abri drew attention to the interest of the Judicial Department in qualifying and training real estate conciliators in accordance with adopted international best practices included in the basic curriculum for conciliators provided by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy.