Society Session: Alternative Dispute Resolution Developments in Afghanistan and Malaysia: A Discussion of Cross-Border and Cross-Cultural Issues
Noon-1:30 p.m. JAMS SAN FRANCISCO RESOLUTION CENTER 2 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1500 San Francisco, California 94111
Monday, October 21, 2013
Please join us in welcoming Ms. Primila Edward from Malaysia and Mr. Sayed Abdul Ahad Mansoor from Afghanistan, 2013 Weinstein JAMS International Fellows, who will speak about their respective Fellowship projects regarding the development of ADR in their home countries.
Primila Edward is a senior legal consultant with the Straits Consulting Group and an arbitrator and mediator with the Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration. Primila has served as in-house corporate counsel for over thirty years of practice and is the immediate past President of the Corporate Counsel Association of Malaysia. As part of her Fellowship, Primila intends to further develop a mediation practice to resolve business disputes in Malaysia and neighboring countries by engaging corporate counsel via training and promotion of mediation in the Asia Pacific region.
Sayed Abdul Ahad Mansoor is a graduate of the Sharia Law Faculty of Kabul University and currently serves as legal advisor of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO-JTTP) in Badakhshan, Afghanistan where he is responsible for the training and mentoring of legal professionals, including judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys, regarding statutory law in Afghanistan. Sayed hopes to establish an ADR institute in Kabul to advance the use of the legal system for dispute resolution as well as assist the government in drafting laws on dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration.
Please dial (760) 984-1000, Passcode: 607315# to join the session
Note: This program will be recorded and made available to members