Dubai Arbitration Week

Registration

To register for this event please visit the GAR Live–Dubai webpage here

  • Registration9am – 9:30am
  • Welcome address9:30am – 9:45am
    • Erin Miller Rankin, Partner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Co-chair)
    • Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Partner Zulficar & Partners (Co-chair)
  • Session 1 – AI for IA: the intersection of technology and due process paranoia9:45am – 11am
    • Yasmin Mohammad, Head of International Arbitration Vannin Capital (Moderator)
    • Anne Hoffmann, Independent Arbitrator Hoffmann Arbitration
    • Sam Karim QC, Kings Chambers
    • Sami Tannous, Partner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Refreshment break – hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP11am – 11:30am
  • Session 2 – The GAR Live Symposium11:30am – 12:45pm
    • Craig Shepherd, Partner Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Moderator)
    • Anthony Edwards, Hadef & Partners LLC (Moderator)
  • Networking lunch – hosted by Clyde & Co LLP12:45pm – 1:45pm
  • Key note address1:45pm – 2:15pm
    • Essam Al Tamimi, Senior Partner Al Tamimi & Company Limited and Chairman Board of Trustees of DIFC Arbitration Institute
  • Session 3 – The (ab)use of experts in construction arbitration: where does the line between expert and advocate blur?2:15pm – 3:30pm
    • Alex Bevan, Partner Shearman & Sterling LLP (Moderator)
    • Mark Blanksby, Partner Clyde & Co LLP
    • David Turner QC, 4 New Square
    • Amani Khalifa, Principal Khalifa Associates
    • Joanne Prior, Director Blackrock Expert Services
    • Hassan Saeed, Managing Partner International Consultant Law Office 
  • Refreshment break – hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP3:30pm – 4pm
  • Session 4 – The GAR Live Inquisition: out with the old and in with the new?4pm – 5:15pm
    • Roger ter Haar QC, Crown Office Chambers (Co-inquisitor)
    • Habib Al Mulla, Executive Chairman Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla (Co-inquisitor)
    • Tim Taylor, Partner King & Wood Mallesons (Co-inquisitor)
    • Robert Stephen, Registrar DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre (Witness)
    • Amr Omran, Associate Vinson & Elkins LLP (Witness)
    • Stephanie Pfisterer, Associate Homberger (Witness)
    • Mark Wassouf, 3 Verulam Buildings (Witness)
  • Closing remarks5:15pm
    • Tarek Riad, Managing Partner Kosheri, Rashed & Riad and Chairman Executive Committee of Dubai International Arbitration Centre
    • Erin Miller Rankin, Partner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
    • Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Partner Zulficar & Partners
  • Drinks reception – hosted by Blackrock Expert Services5:30pm onwards
  • DIFC Conference Centre
  • The Exchange
  • Gate Village Building 11
  • Dubai International Financial Centre

 

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