Dubai Arbitration Week

Registration

To register for this free event please email jc_ciarb@yahoo.com

Registration closes 5 November 2017 – places limited

  • Registration9.30am – 10am
  • Welcome addressRobert Stephen, Registrar DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre
  • Key note address – Bias in international arbitration 10am – 10.30am
    • Robert Rhodes QC, Outer Temple Chambers
  • Mini debate 1 – Should repeat appointments call into question an arbitrator’s independence? 10.30am - 11am
    • Joseph Chedrawe, Counsel Vinson & Elkins LLP (Moderator)
    • Emily Beirne, Associate Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    • Amir Ghaffari, Partner Vinson & Elkins LLP
    • Ismail Selim, Director CRCICA
    • Mercedes Torres Lagarde, Case Manager DIAC
  • Mini debate 2 – Should third party funding be disclosed in an arbitration? 11am – 11.30am
    • Alain Farhad, Partner Squire Patton Boggs LLP (Moderator)
    • Jil Ahdab, Partner Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent
    • Alan Henderson, Legal Director Clyde & Co LLP
    • Iain McKenny, General Counsel of Disputes Vannin Capital
    • Tom Snider, Head of Arbitration Al Tamimi & Company
  • Refreshment break11.30am – 11.45am
  • Mini debate 3 – Does Article 257 affect an arbitrator’s decision on procedural matters? 11.45am – 12.15pm
    • Matei Purice, Senior Associate Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Moderator)
    • Faisal Attia, Director DWF (Middle East) LLP
    • Lara Hammoud, Senior Legal Counsel ADNOC
    • Sally Kotb, Associate Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla
    • Karim Nassif, Partner Lefevre Pelletier & Associates
  • Mini debate 4 – Does the future of arbitration practice belong to boutique arbitration law firms? 12.15pm – 12.45pm
    • Yvonne Foo, Senior Associate Clyde & Co LLP (Moderator)
    • Antonia Birt, Senior Associate Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
    • Joseph Kisrwani, Counsel Etisalat
    • Aysha Mutaywea, Attorney MENA Chambers
    • Kirsten O’Connell, Senior Associate Allen & Overy LLP
  • Close12.45pm – 1pm
  • Networking lunch1pm – 2pm
  • Four Seasons Hotel DIFC
  • Dubai International Financial Centre

 

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