Abu Dhabi – As part of the emirate’s efforts in boosting transparency and further property investments, a new batch of 14 mediators have remotely taken an oath before Abu Dhabi Judicial Department under-secretary Yousef Saeed Al Ebri and Department of Municipalities and Transport under-secretary Abdullah Al Sahi.
The oathtaking was made in reference to the second batch of qualified Abu Dhabi real estate conciliators approved by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed who are all certified and have passed the basic training program set forth by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy, with programs that help conciliators be equipped with knowledge, skills, capabilities and behavioural abilities necessary for negotiation, mediation and conciliation and neutral evaluation of disputes between parties. The Mediation Centres are located around the emirate at the headquarters of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra municipalities.
Counsellor Al Ebri clarified that the goal is to enable them to reach an amicable settlement in accordance with the law. He added that the Real Estate Disputes Resolution Centres in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi have been able to establish confidence and stability in the real estate sector as they managed to achieve their strategic goals to further its sustainability.
At the conclusion of the legal oath ceremony, Al Ebri and Abdullah Al Sahi congratulated the new conciliators and urged them to exert sincere efforts when resolving real estate disputes, highlighting that their main duty is to help settle the concerns as prompt as possible, saving time and effort, increasing capital flow and minimising potential cases coming to the courts.
Abdullah Al Sahi highlighted that the Real Estate Dispute Resolution Centre plays a key role in the regulation of contractual relationship while safeguarding the parties’ rights and facilitating the cases efficiently and effectively.
Abu Dhabi has been ardent in continuously developing new methods and mechanisms for settlement of real estate disputes. The Department of Municipalities and Transport supports the aim of creating better conditions for property investors to achieve the best investment returns, anticipating the future of real estate market and combatting challenges it may pose. The news was announced on Saturday by the state-run news agency, Wam.
Source: Gulf News 18.09.2021