Ashid Advocates successfully represents an International Multidisciplinary Construction Consultancy Group at the Preliminary Hearing of the Case before the Mongolian International and National Arbitration Center (MINAC).
We are currently defending our client, the Respondent who specializes in multidisciplinary construction consultancy services, at the MINAC. The Respondent signed a multi-project service contract with the Claimant dated 14 November 2013. According to the contract a dispute arising out of the contract is resolved by the MINAC. Also, the tribunal must be consisted of one arbitrator, who is not same nationality of either party, and arbitration proceedings must take place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in accordance with the Arbitration Dispute Resolution Rules of MINAC (ADRRM), arbitration proceeding must be conducted in, and the award must be rendered in English language, according to the parties’ arbitration agreement in the contract.
The preliminary hearing for the case took place at the MINAC on 23 September 2016. Ashid Advocates arbitration team developed an aggressive strategies against the Claimant, as a result our team successfully defended our arguments based on the parties’ arbitration agreement in the contract and the existing ADRRM and Arbitration Cost Allocation Rules of MINAC. The preliminary hearing’s purpose was to set out the procedural rules of arbitration procedure including language, jurisdiction and place of arbitration and all costs (tribunal, administrative and additional costs of arbitration).
Ashid Advocates LLP is a full service Mongolian law firm, which specializes a broad subject matter including cyber security law, Mongolian minerals law, Mongolian petroleum law, projects and infrastructure development and finance in Mongolia, Mongolian energy law, Mongolian construction law, and health law. Besides of our providing legal advices to our clients in relation to Mongolian law matters on their Mongolia related transaction, we do have strong litigation practices.