ICC YAF: Breaking into arbitration: Practical tips for arbitrators and counsels

24 Nov 2019

Cairo English

The ICC YAF Conference will engage in a practical and interactive discussion on ways to succeed in international arbitration. The panelists will address from their opposing perspectives best practices and provide practical tips on what arbitrator and counsel can do, must do and must not do.

The event will feature a keynote speech by Sami Houerbi, Director of ICC International Court of Arbitration for Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa, followed by interactive panel discussions.

Who should attend?

This programme will benefit young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under, including practicing lawyers, arbitrators, corporate counsel, academics and LL.M. students.

17:00-17:30

Registration

17:30-17:35

Welcome Remarks: Inji Fathalla

17:35-17:50

Keynote Speech:  Sami Houerbi

17:50-18:40

Panel Discussion 1: What do you, as counsel, wish arbitrators did differently?

Moderator

Sally Kotb

Counsel, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Dubai

Speakers

Rami Chahine

Senior Associate, King & Spalding.

Paris

Mark Demitry

Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration.

Paris

Amr Omran

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Dubai

Lojayne Shaheen

Senior Associate, Zulficar & Partners

Cairo

18:40-19:30

Panel Discussion 2: What do you, as arbitrator, wish counsels did differently? 

Moderator

Amani Khalifa

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Dubai

Speakers

Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Partner, Abdel Raouf Law Firm

Cairo

Girgis Abdel-Shahid

Managing Partner, Shahid Law Firm

Cairo

Samaa A. Haridi

Partner, Hogan Lovells

New York

20:00-23:00

Cocktail Reception (at the Pier 88, Imperial Boat, Zamalek)

Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Partner, Abdel Raouf Law Firm, Cairo

Girgis Abdel-Shahid

Managing Partner, Shahid Law Firm, Cairo

Rami Chahine

Senior Associate, King & Spalding, Paris

Mark Demitry

Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Inji Fathalla

Senior Associate, Shahid Law Firm, ICC YAF Representative, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Cairo

Samaa A. Haridi

Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York

Amani Khalifa

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dubai

Sally Kotb

Counsel, Backer McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, Dubai

Amr Omran

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dubai

Lojayne Shaheen

Senior Associate, Zulficar & Partners, Cairo

 Conference Venue

The Nile Ritz-Carlton,

1113 Corniche El Nil, Qasr El Nil,

Cairo, Egypt

Cocktail Reception Venue

Pier 88

19 Saray El، Gezira St (inside Imperial Boat)

Zamalek, 11511

Cairo, Egypt

To register, please send via email your Name, Designation, Organization, E-mail, Contact Number with subject "ICC YAF Event Cairo November 2019". Your registration will be confirmed via email.

Spaces are limited and participants will be registered on a first-come first served basis.  

For further information, please contact:

Mariam Ezzat

Shahid Law Firm

Tel. +2 02 2393 5557

Organiser

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