ICC YAAF: How to successfully manage your first arbitration appointment

23 Feb 2023

Abu Dhabi English
Start: 13:00 (CET) | 16:00 (Abu Dhabi time) || End: 15:00 (CET) | 17:00 (Abu Dhabi time)

Join us for this two-hour conference for young counsel who are at the start of their career. We will also discuss topics such as the concept Iura novit Curia and case management techniques for small cases and exchange tips to help you successfully manage your first arbitration appointment.

This year we are holding our ICC MENA YAAF event alongside the 13th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot! Join fellow Mootees and our line-up of young arbitrators who will discuss and share practical tips on how to manage your first appointment.

Panellists will give insights into the use of case management tools and how to plan and organise effective procedures for taking evidence, including procedural table, procedural orders etc.

Who should attend?
• Lawyers specialised in dispute resolution or interested in arbitration
• In-house counsel
• Students


(Abu Dhabi time zone)


Welcome remarks


Tips on dealing with inexperienced counsel 

04:45 -05:15

What approach to adopt regarding the concept Iura novit curia


Appropriate case management techniques for small cases


Closing remarks

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Hassan Arab

Partner, Regional Head of Dispute Resolution – Arbitration & Litigation, Al Tamimi & Co, Dubai

Yaye Diabate

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris

Dania Fahs

Director, Arbitration and ADR, Middle East, ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Abu Dhabi 

Najib Hage- Chahine

Managing Partner, Hage-Chahine Law Firm, Beirut

Chelsea Pollard

Associate at Al Tamimi & Company, Muscat

Fakhruddin Valika

Deputy Counsel - ICC International Court of Arbitration, Abu Dhabi 

Venue: Al Tamimi Office, Al Sila Tower, 26th Floor, Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, Abu Dhabi UAE

For more information, please contact:

Zaynab Penot

ICC YAAF Representative for Middle East and Turkey; Founding partner, Averroes Law, Abu Dhabi

zaynab@averroeslaw.com. +971 (0) 501202577