Alternative Dispute Resolution in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law

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5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Virtual Event

About this event

Dr Jonathan Ercanbrack, Chair, CIMEL; Senior Lecturer in Transnational Financial Law, SOAS

About this Event

The panel of distinguished experts will explore the practice of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Islamic and Middle Eastern law and share practical insights on the arbitration practice in Qatar and Turkey. The webinar provides an in-depth opportunity to explore the latest arbitration trends and controversies in the region.

It is designed to bring together arbitration and dispute resolution practitioners, arbitrators, counsel, academics and professionals from all parts of the world involved and/or having an interest in gaining further knowledge in the practice of arbitration in the Middle East.

The session will last around 1 hour and 15 minutes. There will be an opportunity for Q&A and general discussion.

Attendees are invited to register on Eventbrite . The Zoom link to the webinar will be provided in the order confirmation email.


  • The use of alternative dispute resolution in Islamic law (Dr. Amel Makhlouf, MCIArb)
  • Arbitration in Qatar: Challenges and opportunities (Dr. Zain Al Abdin Sharar)
  • Arbitration practice in Turkey as a bridge between Asia and Europe (Mr. Turgut Aycan Özcan)

The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Jonathan Ercanbrack (SOAS, University of London)