Dubai Arbitration Week


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  • Registration and lunch12:30pm – 1pm
  • Welcome address1pm – 1:30pm
    • Caroline Kehoe, Partner Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Key note address – The psychology of persuasion in international arbitration1:30pm – 2:30pm
    • Sophie Nappert, Independent Arbitrator 3 Verulam Buildings

    An awareness of the psychology behind persuasion can play a crucial role in arbitration helping to facilitate a more reliable and equal process. In this event, Sophie Nappert will consider the psychological influences that often impact the arbitral process, reflecting on:
    • The psychology of persuasion and influence
    • The role of persuasion in advocacy
    • Witness evidence and the psychological factors at play
    • The human decision making process and the impact of cultural differences
    • Looking to the future - the impact of artifical intelligence on psychological issues in the arbitration process
  • Four Seasons Hotel - DIFC
  • Gate Village Building 9
  • Dubai International Financial Centre


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