ICC YAF: Advocacy in international arbitration and parallel procedures

02 Feb 2022

Dubai English
09:00 (Dubai)

Join us for a one and half day training presented by experienced arbitration practitioners and dedicated to practical topics on advocacy in international Arbitration.

This training has been designed for the teams attending the 29th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and will be an excellent opportunity for young practitioners in the UAE to witness pleadings in a format that replicates the format employed in Vienna and receive first hand practical feedbacks and tips on advocacy by experienced practioners.

*Dubai Time Zone

Day 1


Mock trial following the format employed in in the Vis Moot where moot teams will confront each other in front of experienced arbitrators who will evaluate their skills.


Awards presentation and cocktails

Day 2


Roundtable discussions on advocacy skills in international arbitration and managing parallel procedures

Anne K. Hoffmann

Independent Arbitrator, Dubai

Benoit Le Bars

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Lazareff Le Bars, Paris

John Michael McNutt

Senior litigation advisor & of counsel, Lazareff Le Bars, Paris

Karim J. Nassif

Founder,Nassif Arbitration Dubai

Zaynab Penot

ICC YAF Representative for Middle East; Senior Associate, ICLO, Abu Dhabi

Thomas R. Snider

Partner, Head of Arbitration,Al Tamimi & CO, Dubai

Paul Werne

International Consultant, Former Legal Director,Etisalat, Lisbon

Date and venue

2 February 2022

Fairmont-the palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE 

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For further information, please contact:

Zaynab Penot 

Senior Associate, ICLO, Abu Dhabi

Professor Benoit Lebars

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Lazareff Le Bars, Paris