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Webinar | Faith based commercial mediation and arbitration
with Rabbi Shabsi Tayar, Sheikh Muhammad Nawas Saleem and moderated by Dov Silberman
Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Online
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (AEDT)
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Faith based commercial mediation and arbitration
Faith based commercial mediation and arbitration offers an innovative and effective means of resolving commercial disputes between people having similar core values and sharing a common community.
Its strength is that community mediators and arbitrators are more likely to understand the critical subject matter subtext of the underlying facts and the probable effects of a decision. They will therefore craft better outcomes and decisions.
In this webinar the speakers will address:
- the procedure followed in the Muslim and Jewish communities to resolve commercial disputes,
- the benefit of people being able to voluntarily practice their religious norms in a way that will be legally enforced,
- how our multicultural civil society works better, progresses and innovates faster when there is a greater understanding of many views within it, including more complex modes of religious thought and practice, and
- how individuals and general society are protected by ensuring that agreements are truly voluntary and that due process and natural justice are followed.
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About the speakers
Rabbi Shabsi Tayar
Rabbi Shabsi Tayar is founder of Mehadr Beis Din Tribunal in Melbourne and conducts mediations and arbitrations primarily in commercial matters.
As well as holding face-to-face hearings, Rabbi Tayar has been utilising Skype and Zoom hearings even before the Covid-19 era.
Rabbi Tayar has a great passion for, and has considerable experience in, advising people how to initiate or respond to a Beis Din (Jewish law court) summons as well as explaining to them their religious and legal rights as potential litigants.
He authored “Kuntres Ribbis V’isko Derech Ketzoro” on the Jewish concept of interest and how it applies nowadays. He also advises, drafts and approves contracts and wills for the local and international Jewish world.
The Mehadr Beis Din Tribunal provides an informative website for the above and related subjects at www.mehadrbeisdintribunal.com
|Sheikh Muhammad Nawas Saleem
Founder Member, Council of Islamic Arbitration and Mediation Inc.
Sheikh Muhammad Nawas Saleem is a founder member of the Council of Islamic Arbitration and Mediation Inc (CiFAM), the secretary of the Board of Imams Victoria (BOIV) and the deputy Imam of the Melbourne Grand Mosque, Werribee Islamic Centre. He is the Co-ordinator and Chief Mediator (Family Violence and Mediation) and the Project Co-ordinator (Family Violence Prevention Project of the BOIV). He is a member of the Faith Advisory Panel of the Multicultural Commission Victoria and Associate Chaplain of the Victoria Police.
Information about the BOIV, including its mediation and arbitration services can be found at www.boiv.org.au
Sheikh Saleem obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Master in Comparative Law from the International Islamic University (IIUM) and has lectured there.He has participated in Muslim mediations and arbitrations, and has acted as a spokesman for the Muslim community in Melbourne on many issues.
This webinar will be moderated by
Dov Silberman is a Resolution Institute graded arbitrator. He has been a sole practitioner lawyer in Melbourne for over 35 years working in the commercial and commercial litigation areas.
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