ICC YAAF: Leaning Into a Career in International Arbitration–Global Perspectives

28 May 2024

Online English
Start: 13:00 (Paris) - 12:00 (London) || End: 14:00 (Paris) - 13:00 (London)

The event is a virtual fireside chat exploring questions on navigating a career in law, including the much debated "lean in" concept. Join us for an enlightening and thought-provoking discussion (ending with a fun rapid-fire Q&A!) that promises to challenge, inspire, and empower.

Indian Standard Time


Opening Remarks and Speaker Introductions


Fireside Chat


Audience Questions


Closing Remarks

Alexander G. Fessas

Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services 

Ila Kapoor

Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi

Sitpah Selvaratnam

Independent Arbitrator, Kuala Lumpur

May Tai

Independent Arbitrator, Hong Kong


Mariia Artemenko

Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills, Melbourne 

Kshipra Pyare

ICC YAAF Representative for South Asia, Associate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., New Delhi 



Working language English
Registration The event is free, however, prior registration is required.

For further information, please contact:

Ms Kshipra Pyare

ICC YAAF Representative for South Asia 


Ms Shania Elias

Deputy Director, Arbitration & ADR, India, ICC Dispute Resolution Service


ICC DRS South Asia 






What is ICC YAAF ?

At ICC, we believe that through training and mentorship, we can shape the next generation of leading international arbitration and ADR experts. Through the ICC Young Arbitration and ADR Forum (YAAF) network, we are able to better inform, connect and inspire young professionals with interests in dispute resolution and dispute avoidance.

Throughout the world, ICC YAAF organises a number of educational and social events that allow young professionals to discover best practices, discuss topical issues, network and create meaningful connections with experienced practitioners.

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