ICC YAF: Oral Advocacy Skills - How to Improve your Opening Statement?

21 Nov 2019

Porto Alegre Portuguese

The Latin American Chapter of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a workshop on how to improve the opening statement in an arbitral hearing. 

The Latin American Chapter of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a workshop on how to improve the opening statement in an arbitration. First, experienced arbitrators and counsel will share their tips for oral presentations in arbitration. Later, the participants will have the opportunity to deliver a short presentation to the speakers and get tips on how to improve. Participants will receive a mock case in advance to the workshop in order to prepare their oral presentation beforehand. After the workshop’s first session, there will be an interval to allow the participants to incorporate the speakers’ tips into their presentation that the participants will deliver in the second part of the event.

8:30 – 9:00

Participants registration

9:00 – 9:10

Welcoming remarks

Gustavo Santos Kulesza, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, Sao Paulo

9:10 – 9:50

Panel on “Tips for oral presentations in arbitration”

  • Arbitrator’s perspective

 

Moderated by:

Giovana Benetti, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Judith Martins-Costa Advogados, Porto Alegre

 

9:50 – 10:30

Panel on “Tips for oral presentations in arbitration”

  • Counsel’s perspective

 

Moderated by:

Gustavo Santos Kulesza, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, Sao Paulo

 

10:30 -10:45

Preparation period for participants

10:45 – 12:45

Workshop on “How to improve your opening statement”

In this session, the participants will present the opening statements they prepared and will receive feedback on how to improve.

 

12:45 – 13:00

Conclusions and closing remarks

Giovana Benetti, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Judith Martins-Costa Advogados, Porto Alegre

Isabella Andrade Vosgerau

Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini, Curitiba

Guilherme Carneiro Monteiro Nitschke

TozziniFreire Advogados, Porto Alegre

Giovana Comiran

Knijnik Advogados, Porto Alegre

Ricardo Ranzolin

Silveiro Advogados, Porto Alegre

Venue

Faculdade de Direito Unisinos     

Sala 504, Av. Dr. Nilo Peçanha, 1600 - Boa Vista, Porto Alegre - RS, 91330-002

For further information, please contact:

Katherine Lievano

Project Manager

Tel. +507 385 7420 

Organiser

Sponsor

Institutional Supporters

Escola de Direito | Unisinos
Law|Economics|Society (LES)

Registration