Trust Your Dispute - ICC Arbitration in Wellington, New Zealand

17 Oct 2019

Wellington English CPD (1)

A panel of leading New Zealand international arbitration practitioners are joined by Abhinav Bhushan to explore how ICC arbitration works and discuss new initiatives and services offered by ICC.

The discussion will include the ICC's work on the arbitration of trusts disputes following the enactment of the Trusts Act 2019, which provides a statutory basis for the arbitration of trusts disputes in New Zealand.

Who should attend?
All legal practitioners, arbitrators, in-house counsel and academics interested in the field of dispute resolution. The seminar is also open to business people who wish to learn more about arbitration as an option for Dispute Resolution in New Zealand.




Welcome Address, Sir Ian Barker, Bankside Chambers


Panel Discussion – moderated by Robert Kirkness, Thorndon Chambers

-       New ICC initiatives: Abhinav Bhushan

-       Arbitrating Trust Disputes: Daniel Kalderimis,

-       Practicalities of ICC Arbitration: Derek Johnston

-       Expedited arbitration under the ICC Rules: Nicola Swan

-       Benefits of ICC Arbitration and considerations when drafting arbitration clauses: Fiona Tregonning, Minter Ellison



Question and Answer


Conclusion: Sir David Williams

Sir Ian Barker QC

Chair of the ICC NZ National Committee; Bankside Chambers, Auckland

Abhinav Bhushan

Director, South Asia, ICC Arbitration & ADR, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Singapore

Derek Johnston

Barrister and Arbitrator, Thorndon Chambers, Wellington

Daniel Kalderimis

Partner, Chapman Tripp, Wellington

Robert Kirkness

Barrister, Thorndon Chambers, Wellington

Nicola Swan

Counsel, Chapman Tripp, Wellington

Fiona Tregonning

Counsel, Minter Ellison, Wellington

Sir David Williams KNZM, QC

International Arbitrator, Bankside Chambers, Auckland

Chapman Tripp
Level 17, 10 Customhouse Quay
Wellington 6140, New Zealand

A light lunch will be offered

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Manaaki Rimene-Sproat

Tel. +64 4 498 6361