5th ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration

17-19 Jun 2020

Lagos English, French CLE/MCLE/CPD/CNB credits & hours available
Early bird until 30/04/2020

This conference “Arbitration in Africa: Expanding the Scope” is a “must attend” for arbitration professionals who wish to keep up to date with the latest institutional developments and the evolution of arbitration in Africa.

ICC’s annual Africa conference “Arbitration in Africa: Expanding the Scope”, held in English and French, is the key forum for understanding international commercial arbitration in Africa. This conference provides an indispensable update on developments in the region and is becoming the most important gathering for the African arbitration community. Not only does it offer a line-up of top-class speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network. The conference attracts more 200-300 participants from 18 countries.

The ICC Institute Advanced Level Training on “Production of documents” will take place on 17 June 2020 in English only.

Who should attend?

  • Practicing lawyers
  • Arbitrators, mediators
  • Corporate counsel
  • Academic
  • Professionals interested in and/or involved in international arbitration in Africa
Day 1 Training programme
Day 2 Conference programme
Day 3 Conference programme

17 June 2020

ICC Advanced Level Training on Production of Documents

The programme will be available shortly.

18 June 2020

5th ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration

The programme will be available shortly.

19 June 2020

5th ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration

The programme will be available shortly.

Training speakers: speakers will be confirmed shortly
Conference speakers: speakers will be confirmed shortly

Venue and dates

5TH ICC Africa Conference

Dates: 18-19 June 2020
Venue: TBC, Lagos, Nigeria

ICC Institute Advanced Training

Date: 17 June 2020
Venue: TBC, Lagos, Nigeria

Registration fees

The registration fees will be confirmed shortly.

Special discounts

Group rates: Register 5 persons from the same company and pay for four.

In-house Counsel, full time Academics and Government representatives may benefit from a 20% or 30% discount.

Please contact events@iccwbo.org for more details.

ICC Members: please contact your National Committee to receive the discount code to access the member rate (20% reduction).

Travel and accommodation

Travel and hotel expenses are not included in the registration fees. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.


Visa applications for entry into the Nigeria can take several weeks to process. If travellers from your country of citizenship require a visa to enter Nigeria, we highly recommend that you begin the visa application process well in advance. ICC Nigeria is able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration online.

Working languages

Conference: English & French

Credits and hours

ICC Training and Conferences is eligible for CLE credit under New York ‘s approved jurisdiction procedures, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and is an accredited CPD provider by the Bar Standards Board of England and Wales.

French Bards: this conference and training will be sent for CNB approval. Lawyers practising in France may apply for reimbursement from the FIFPL (Fonds Interprofessionel de Formation des Professionnels Libéraux), subject to terms and conditions

Cancellation policy

50% of the registration fees will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Friday 15 May 2020. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Updated registration information will be required. Please be informed that any formation of cancellation will include a cancellation fee of €5 + 2.75% of the registration fee which must be covered by the participant. Please note that ICC Nigeria reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC Nigeria will not, however, be held responsible for any related expenses incurred by the participant.


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This conference offers you an unrivalled opportunity to maximize your visibility to practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, business professionals, and academics coming from or doing business in Africa.

Visit our dedicated Sponsorship Opportunities page to access our packages.

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