ICC UK Annual Arbitration & ADR Conference: Promoting the rule of law

04-06 Oct 2023

London English
Start: 16:00 (London) | 17:00 (CEST) End: 18:30 (London) | 19:30 (CEST)

ICC United Kingdom invites you to attend its annual Arbitration & ADR Conference: Promoting the Rule of Law taking place on 4 - 6 October 2023.

Celebrating 100 years of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, this three-day conference will not only bring leading practitioners from across the globe to discuss the latest developments in international arbitration & ADR but also, give attendees an opportunity to network and gain practical insight into ICC court processes.

Days 1 and 2: In-person, London
Day 3: Virtual, via Zoom

Day 1 – 4 October - Virtual via Zoom
Day 2 - 5 October - In-person
Day 3 - 6 October - Zoom Webinars

DUE TO TRAIN & TUBES STRIKES TAKING PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 4TH OCTOBER, DAY 1 WILL NOW BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM.

Those on the waiting list will be able to take part and registrations have re-opened.

16:00-16:30

Registration

16:30-16:40

Welcome remarks

  • Samuel Pape, Partner, Latham & Watkins, London; ICC YAAF Representative for Europe 
  • Sean McCarthy, Independent Arbitrator, The Bar of Ireland, Dublin; ICC YAAF Representative for Europe 

16:40-17:30

Behind the Scenes of the ICC International Court of Arbitration: Scrutiny of Draft Awards

One of the hallmarks of ICC dispute resolution services is the scrutiny of draft awards undertaken by the ICC Secretariat and members of the ICC Court. Participants will have the opportunity to understand how an ICC Court Session is conducted under the ICC Rules of Arbitration. An interactive and engaging discussion will highlight an array of issues that frequently arise in the scrutiny process.

  • Christopher Harris KC, Arbitrator, 3 Verulam Buildings, London; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Marily Paralika, Partner, Fieldfisher, Paris; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Colleen Parker, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Louise Reilly, Barrister & Arbitrator, The Bar of Ireland, Dublin; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Krista Lee KC, Barrister at Law, Keating Chambers, London

17:30-17:45

Q & A session

17:45-20:30

Networking Drinks

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:05

Welcome remarks

  • Ania Farren, Chair of the ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee, London

09:05-09:20

Welcome from our host and Update on ICC Activities

  • Chris Southworth, Secretary General, ICC United Kingdom
  • Matt Fritzsche, Partner, Claims & Disputes, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP, London

09:20-09:45

History of the Rule of Law and International Arbitration 

  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

09:45-10:00

ICC Centenary Declaration

  • Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

10:00-11:00

Fireside Chat with Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration and C-Suite Corporate Representative

  • Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL, Founder, Cobra Beer; Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Limited; Chairman, Molson Coors Cobra India and Board Member of ICC United Kingdom
  • Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

11:00-11:30

Networking break

11:30-12:00

General Counsel Panel

  • Kai-Uwe Karl, Global Chief Litigation Counsel, GE Renewable Energy, London
  • Fabio Solimene, Assistant General Counsel, Honeywell HPS, London



Moderator:

  • Guy Pendell, Vice Chair of the ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee

12:00-13:00

Common Law vs Civil Law on the value of advocacy in today’s arbitration proceedings

  • Carlo de Lima Verona, Partner, XGIVS, São Paulo
  • Harry Matovu KC, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers & ICC United Kingdom Board Member, London
  • Sara Nadeau-Seguin, Partner, Teynier, Paris
  • Jeff Sullivan, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, London 



Moderated by
  • Domitille Baizeau, Partner, LALIVE, Switzerland



13:00-13:15

Threats to the Rule of Law

  • Toby Landau KC, Duxton Hill Chambers, London/Singapore

13:15-14:15

Networking lunch

14:15-14:45

The Role of Court (Interface between the Court and International Arbitration)

  • The Honourable Mr Justice Foxton, High Court Judge, King's Bench, London

14:45-15:45

The Future of International Arbitration

  • Melanie Van Leeuwen, Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris 
  • Paula Hodges KC, Head of Global Arbitration Practice, Herbert Smith Freehill, London
  • Matt Fritzsche, Partner, Claims & Disputes, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP, London
  • David Kavanagh KC, Partner, Skadden, London
  • Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Moderated by

  • Ania Farren, Chair of the ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee, London

15:45-16:00

Conference close

  • Ian Quirk, Vice-Chair, ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee

16:00-18:30

Networking Drinks – Celebrating 100 Years of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Day 3

6 October - Zoom Webinars

10:00-11:00

Webinar 1 – Meet our Nomination Subcommittee - How are appointments made?

  • Ashleigh Brocchieri, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration 
  • Riaz Hussian KC, Atkins Chambers and Chair of Nominations Subcommittee, London
  • Gaurav Sharma, Barrister, Quadrant Chambers, London
  • Paul Stothard, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London and Dubai
  • Angeline Welsh KC, Barrister, Essex Court, London

12:00-13:00

Webinar 2 – Arbitration Act Reform

  • Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Wordley Partnership, London
  • Jelita Pandjaitan, Partner, Asia Head of Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations, Linklaters, Singapore
  • Dr Nathan Tamblyn, Lawyer, Commercial and Common Law Team, Law Commission of England and Wales, London
  • Chantal du Toit, Senior Legal Counsel, Shell, London

Moderated by 

  • James Freeman, Partner, Allen & Overy, London 

15:00-16:00

Webinar 3- Renewable Disputes

  • Wendy Miles KC, Twenty Essex, London
  • Matthew Saunders, Partner and Global Head of Arbitration, Ashurst, London
  • Vivek Kapoor, Barrister, Advocate & Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers, London

10:00-11:00

Webinar 1 – Meet our Nomination Subcommittee - How are appointments made?

  • Ashleigh Brocchieri, Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration 
  • Riaz Hussian KC, Atkins Chambers and Chair of Nominations Subcommittee, London
  • Gaurav Sharma, Barrister, Quadrant Chambers, London
  • Paul Stothard, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London and Dubai
  • Angeline Welsh KC, Barrister, Essex Court, London

12:00-13:00

Webinar 2 – Arbitration Act Reform

  • Jelita Pandjaitan, Partner, Asia Head of Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations, Linklaters, Singapore
  • Dr Nathan Tamblyn, Lawyer, Commercial and Common Law Team, Law Commission of England and Wales, London

Moderated by 

  • James Freeman, Partner, Allen & Overy, London 

15:00-16:00

Webinar 3- Renewable Disputes

  • Matthew Saunders, Partner and Global Head of Arbitration, Ashurst, London
  • Vivek Kapoor, Barrister, Advocate & Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers, London

Domitille Baizeau

Partner, LALIVE, Switzerland

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

Founder, Cobra Beer; Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Limited; Chairman, Molson Coors Cobra India and Board Member of ICC United Kingdom

Ashleigh Brocchieri

Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Ania Farren

Chair of the ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee, London

Matt Fritzsche

Partner, Claims & Disputes, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP, London

David Foxton

The Honourable Mr Justice Foxton, High Court Judge, King's Bench

Costas Frangeskides,

Partner, Wordley Partnership, London 

James Freeman

Partner, Allen & Overy, London

Christopher Harris KC

Arbitrator, 3 Verulam Buildings, London; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Riaz Hussian KC

Atkins Chambers and Chair of Nominations Subcommittee, London

Paula Hodges KC

Head of Global Arbitration Practice, Herbert Smith Freehill, London

Vivek Kapoor

Barrister, Advocate & Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers, London

Kai-Uwe Karl

Global Chief Litigation Counsel, GE Renewable Energy, London

David Kavanagh KC

Partner, Skadden, London

Toby Landau KC

Barrister, Duxton Hill Chambers, London/Singapore

Krista Lee KC

Barrister at Law, Keating Chambers, London 

Melanie Van Leeuwen

Partner, Derains & Gharavi, Paris

Harry Matovu KC

Barrister, Brick Court Chambers & ICC United Kingdom Board Member, London

Sean McCarthy

Independent Arbitrator, The Bar of Ireland, Dublin; ICC YAAF Representative for Europe

Wendy Miles KC

Twenty Essex, London 

Sara Nadeau-Seguin

Partner, Teynier, Paris

David Neuberger

The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Baron of Abbotsbury

Jelita Pandjaitan

Partner, Asia Head of Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations, Linklaters, Singapore

Samuel Pape

Partner, Latham & Watkins, London; ICC YAAF Representative for Europe

Marily Paralika

Partner, Fieldfisher, Paris; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Colleen Parker

Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Guy Pendell

Vice-Chair, ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee

Ian Quirk

Vice-Chair, ICC United Kingdom Arbitration & ADR Committee

Louise Reilly

Barrister & Arbitrator, The Bar of Ireland, Dublin; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Claudia Salomon

President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Matthew Saunders

Partner and Global Head of Arbitration, Ashurst, London

Gaurav Sharma

Barrister, Quadrant Chambers, London

Fabio Solimene

Assistant General Counsel, Honeywell HPS, London

Chris Southworth

Secretary General, ICC United Kingdom

Jeff Sullivan KC

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, London

Paul Stothard

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London and Dubai

Nathan Tamblyn

Lawyer, Commercial and Common Law Team, Law Commission of England and Wales, London

Chantal du Toit

Senior Legal Counsel, Shell, London 

Carlo de Lima Verona

Partner, XGIVS, São Paulo

Angeline Welsh KC

Barrister, Essex Court, London

Venue

Venue:

Day 1 Venue

Fieldfisher, Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London, EC4R 3TT


Day 2 Venue
EY, 1 More London Place, London, SE1 2AF, United Kingdom

Working language English
Registration

4 October – Free

5 October
• Member - £225
• Non-member - £450

6 October
• Webinar 1 - Free
• Webinar 2 – Free
• Webinar 3 - Free

Sophia Zaia

Executive Assistant, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Europe

+33 1 49 53 30 63

sophia.zaia@iccwbo.org

ICC United Kingdom

events@iccwbo.uk

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