CIArb Egypt Branch is pleased to announce the first Training Workshop on CRCICA Dispute Board Rules, jointly organized with "CRCICA" (the seat of the Branch). The workshop will take place from 4-5 June 2022 at CRCICA’s premises (Conference Centre - Third Floor). It will combine theoretical and practical aspects and will be composed of lectures and role plays. Participants will be divided into groups to address real cases, either as parties or as dispute board members, applying the CRCICA new DB Rules. Selection of candidates will be based on CVs and field of work and the number of participants is limited to 20.
The workshop will be conducted by Eng. Aisha Nadar (joining virtually) and Dr. Ahmed Waly, who, in addition to their wide experience in construction and dispute settlement, were the principal members and moderators of the DB Rules drafting and reviewing Committee. The first day will run from 10:00am- 5:00pm; the second from 4:00pm - 7:30pm.
For further details including application and costs, please refer here.
Please note, times are listed in Cairo local time (GMT + 2).
Eng. Aisha Nadar has over thirty years of cross-border, cross-culture contentious and non-contentious experience. She has a proven ability to develop effective dispute prevention and resolution strategies in complex, international system procurements. She is a recognized specialist in negotiating and drafting of contracts, including technical specification drafting, for both design-bid-build and design-build procurements in defence and infrastructure sectors.
With dual degree in Engineering and Law, Dr. Waly has more than 25 years of experience in Construction Contracts Administration as well as Claims preparation and assessment for projects in Egypt, and the Middle East. Dr. Waly acted as Arbitrator, Mediator, Adjudicator, Expert or Counsel in several ad-hoc and institutional Disputes under the rules of ICC, Paris, CRCICA, Cairo, and DIFC/LCIA, Dubai.
Dr. Waly is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London, member of the International Court of Arbitration (Arab Arbitration Group), ICC, Paris, member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), A FIDIC Interim Accredited Trainer, a FIDIC Friendly Reviewer of the FIDIC 2017 Contracts, a Certified Mediator and Trainer by CEDR, London, a Certified Expert at the Center of disputes resolution at the General Authority of Investment (GAFI), Egypt, and a Certified Arbitrator at the Ministry of Justice, Egypt, and a member of CRCICA DB committee who drafted the CRCICA DB Rules in force as of August 1st 2021. Dr. Waly is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Construction Engineering, the American University in Cairo (AUC), lecturing undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting research in Construction Contracts Management, Construction Claims and Disputes Resolution Methods. He has several refereed Journal and Conference papers published in Egypt, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, India, and Turkey. Dr. Waly holds a BSc in Engineering and an LLB from Cairo University; an MSc in Construction Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA, and a PhD in Project Management from Virginia Tech, USA, and Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from CIArb, London.