CPD – Dubai – Dispute Resolution: A Perspective on Dispute Avoidance – 9 October 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD run on Dispute Resolution: A Perspective on Dispute Avoidance, which will be held on 9 October 2019 at RICS MENA HQ, B303, The Design House, Al Sufouh Gardens, Dubai.

The seminar will examine the benefit of dispute avoidance, with practical guidance on the importance of contract drafting, letter skills, decision making and strategy. The seminar will also provide an insight on the use of mediation as a means of avoiding larger dispute, the use of commercial settlements and conclude with the importance of exercising impartiality and ethics.

Learning Outcomes:

  • You will have a greater understanding of the importance of good drafting and letter skills to their job,
  • You will gain practical tips on decision making,
  • You will have a greater appreciation of the importance of mediation and other forms of dispute avoidance, and
  • You will be reminded of your ethical obligations

Speaker: Andrew Mason – International Director, Thomas and Adamson

About the Speaker

Andrew Mason is a Fellow member of RICS (FRICS) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCI Arb). With a 30-year QS career in Europe, USA and Middle East, he works as an Adjudicator, Arbitrator, Expert Witness, Mediator, Strategic Consultant and Man of Skill acting for private clients, family offices and corporate clients across a wide range of sectors. He holds a Lifetime Achievement Award from Glasgow Caledonian University and is a regular lecturer and speaker on construction, real estate and business issues.



B303, The Design House

Al Sufouh Gardens, Dubai


18:00 to 18:30 – Coffee, networking & registration

18:30 to 19:30 – Presentation

19:30 to 20:00 – Q&A


Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer acceptable for CPD events.

Please note: We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made through this secure payment portal.

The presentation will start promptly at 6:30pm. If you have not been signed in by this time (6:30pm), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.


TRN – 100002591400003

October 09 2019


Date: October 9
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
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