ICC YAF: Making it into arbitration: Practical tips for arbitrators and counsel

24 Nov 2019

Cairo English

The ICC YAF Conference will engage in a practical and interactive discussion on ways to succeed in international arbitration. The panelists will address from their opposing perspectives best practices and provide practical tips on what arbitrator and counsel can do, must do and must not do.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region..

17:00-17:30

Registration

17:30-17:35

Welcome Remarks: Inji Fathalla

17:35-17:50

Keynote Speech: Alexander G. Fessas

17:50-18:40

What do you, as counsel, wish arbitrators did differently?

Moderator

Sally Kotb

Counsel, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Dubai

 

Speakers

Ahmed Kotb

Senior Associate, Tamimi & Co.

Cairo

 

Amr Omran

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Dubai

 

Lojayne Shaheen

Senior Associate, Zulficar & Partners

Cairo

18:40-19:30

What do you, as arbitrator, wish counsel did differently? 

 

Moderator

Amani Khalifa

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Dubai

 

Speakers

Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Partner, Abdel Raouf Law Firm

Cairo

 

Girgis Abdel-Shahid

Managing Partner, Shahid Law Firm

Cairo

 

Samaa A. Haridi

Partner, Hogan Lovells

New York

20:00-23:00

Cocktail reception at the Pier 88, Imperial boat, Zamalek.

Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Partner, Abdel Raouf Law Firm, Cairo

Girgis Abdel-Shahid

Managing Partner, Shahid Law Firm, Cairo

Inji Fathalla

Senior Associate, Shahid Law Firm, ICC YAF Representative, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Cairo

Alexander G. Fessas

Secretary General of the ICC Court and Director of the ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Paris

Samaa A. Haridi

Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York

Ahmed Kotb

Senior Associate, Tamimi & Co., Cairo

Amani Khalifa

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dubai

Sally Kotb

Counsel, Backer McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, Dubai

Amr Omran

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dubai

Lojayne Shaheen

Senior Associate, Zulficar & Partners, Cairo

Venue:
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, 1113 Corniche El Nil, Qasr El Nil,
Cairo, Egypt

To register, please send via email your Name, Designation, Organization, E-mail, Contact Number with subject "ICC YAF Event Cairo November 2019". Your registration will be confirmed via email.

For further information, please contact:

Mariam Ezzat

Shahid Law Firm

Tel. +2 02 2393 5557

Organiser

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