S&A featured on the Chambers Global Practice Guide on International Arbitration 2021
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S&A featured on the Chambers Global Practice Guide on International Arbitration 2021

S&A Lawyers LLP is proud to be a contributing firm to the International Arbitration Guide 2021 with Chambers Global Practice Guides. Our chapter insight outlines the Laws and Regulations and Key Trends and Developments in International Arbitration during 2021 enabling practitioners to understand specific requirements of the “Maldives Arbitration Act” Contributors from S&A Lawyers LLP:...

S&A featured on the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment 2021
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S&A featured on the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment 2021

S&A Lawyers LLP is delighted to be a contributing firm to the Employment Guide 2021 with Chambers Global Practice Guides. Our commentary on the Employment sector in Maldives provides expert insights on the Laws and Regulations and Key Trends and Developments in Employment during 2021 that would enable practitioners to understand specific requirements of the...

Court Refuses Parallel Claim in Favour of Arbitration
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Court Refuses Parallel Claim in Favour of Arbitration

SPH Private Limited (“SPH”) had terminated a hotel management agreement with Jumeirah Management Services (Maldives) Pvt Ltd (“Jumeirah”). Jumeirah commenced arbitration proceedings at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) for unlawful termination. SPH subsequently filed parallel proceedings at the Civil Court in Maldives on the same subject matter arguing that Maldives’ Courts ought to have...

Arbitration History Made!
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Arbitration History Made!

For the first time in the Maldives, a foreign arbitral award has been directly enforced in the Maldives. In the case of International Construction Consortium v Gasveli Island Pvt. Ltd (1197/CV-C/2013) where the parties had opted for disputes to be settled by arbitration at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration under UNCITRAL rules