Oman's Supreme Judicial Council selects Elm as consulting partner

05 June 2024 2 min. read

The Supreme Judicial Council of Oman has selected Elm as its lead partner for digital strategy and consulting work.

Headquartered in Muscat, Oman’s Supreme Judicial Council ensures the independence of the country’s judiciary system, overseeing the judicial work carried by out by the different courts, including the Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Last year the courts together handled over 140,000 lawsuits.

As part of its strategy to achieve excellence in its services and operations, the Supreme Judicial Council is rapidly embracing technology as a key enabler of enhancing delivery, improving efficiency, and speeding up innovation.

Oman's Supreme Judicial Council selects Elm as consulting partner

Under the guidance of Elm, the Supreme Judicial Council will assess its current digital capabilities and processes and benchmark its performance against international best practices, providing insight into key areas of improvement. Building on these insights, the joint project team will craft a digital strategy for the coming years, underpinned by a digital transformation roadmap providing clarity around initiatives, planning, and related investments.

Elm and the Supreme Judicial Council will also explore how existing business process can be re-engineering and modernized to smoothen workflows and make teams more productive.

Abdullah AlArifi, Vice President for Professional Services at Elm, said the project will lay the fundament for the Council’s ambition to achieve excellence in the digital age. “We are honored to partner with the Supreme Judicial Council on this critical initiative.”

The engagement builds on previous associations between the two companies, with Elm a longstanding consultant to the judiciary system. The firm has also undertaken numerous similar high-profile digital strategy projects with other government entities across the Gulf Cooperation Council region.

“Our deep experience in the public sector, combined with our expertise in digital strategy and organizational transformation, uniquely positions us to support the Council's ambitions,” said AlArifi.

Successful use cases from around the world show that digital transformation can help judiciary systems achieve a number of breakthrough benefits. These include automating processes and workflows for quicker case management turnaorund, digitizing communications to stakeholders for a better experience, enriching reporting for smarter decision-making, and speeding up innovation.