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  • Court Structure -Kingdom of Bahrain ( Part II)
    Issue No. 9

    Further to our last month’s newsletter where we discussed the Civil Court structure in Bahrain, this month we explored the court structure of the Shari’ah Law Courts, its respective hierarchy as well as the authority of the Sunni Courts and Shia Jaafari Courts. We also briefly discussed the Specialized Courts including the Constitutional Court and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution. By outlining the Civil Court structure, the Shari’ah Law Courts and the Specialized Courts we have attempted to provide a general framework of the existing court structure in Bahrain. Please find attached our September Newsletter for more information. Do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Evangeline Canilang at +97317100000 or email eacanilang@almoayedhcambers.com to arrange a consultation.


  • Court Structure – Part 1
    Issue No. 8

    In this and next month's newsletter, we will be outlining the court structure in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The court system of Bahrain is generally divided into two branches: the Civil Law Courts and the Shari'a Law Courts. The Civil Law Courts deal with all commercial, civil and criminal cases. We will be examining each court separately, namely the Court of MinorCauses which can also act as the Court of Execution and the Urgent Matters Court, the High Court, the High Court of Appeal and the Court of Cassation. It is very useful to have some background knowledge of the court structure in order to be aware of the competence of each court and the hierarchy that is in place. Please find attached our August Newsletter for more information. Do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Evangeline Canilang at +97317100000 or email eacanilang@almoayedhcambers.com to arrange a consultation.


  • Competent Courts to Issue Interim Measures
    Issue No. 7

    In last month’s newsletter we examined several interim measures that are commonly used in Bahrain. This month we focused on the competent courts that issue these interim measures. This information may be useful in understanding the hierarchy of courts that issue the appropriate interim measure; otherwise, requesting an interim measure to an incompetent court may cause unnecessary delay and frustrate the purpose of timely justice provided in the form of interim measures. Each of the following Courts: Civil, Urgent Matters, High Civil Court and Cassation Court have been assigned with special powers of issuing different types of interim measures. Please find attached our July Newsletter for more information. Do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Evangeline Canilang at +97317100000 or email eacanilang@almoayedhcambers.com to arrange a consultation.


  • Types of Interim Measures
    Issue No. 6

    Interim (provisional) measures are seen as important remedy to avoid irreparable loss or damages during pendency of a trial. There are different types of interim measures and each of them is aimed to serve a specific purpose. It is useful to know about the numerous types of interim measures. In this month’s Newsletter, we will be examining the different types of interim measures available in the Kingdom of Bahrain; however, it is advisable to seek legal advice prior to requesting an interim measure. Please find attached our June Newsletter for more information. Do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Evangeline Canilang at +97317100000 or email eacanilang@almoayedhcambers.com to arrange a consultation.


  • Benefits of Arbitration as Dispute Resolution Method
    Issue No. 5

    Arbitration is an alternative method of resolving disputes other than litigation. There are numerous benefits of opting for arbitration, notably speed in the procedure, cost effective, flexibility in choosing applicable law, selection of an arbitrator according to the case, appointing an arbitrator as a specialist, confidentiality, finality of the arbitral award and international recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards. In this month’s Newsletter, we will be examining the benefits of opting for arbitration rather than litigation. If done correctly, the benefits of arbitration are substantial; however, it is advisable to seek legal advice prior to agreeing to an arbitration agreement. Please find attached our May Newsletter for more information. Do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Evangeline Canilang at +97317100000 or email eacanilang@almoayedhcambers.com to arrange a consultation.


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