ICC YAF: Workshop Series - Building a Career in ADR

11 Mar 2020

Ibadan English

To equip the next generation of leaders in International Arbitration through training and mentorship.

The event aims to provide practical steps young practitioners can take in order to build careers in ADR practice while highlighting the importance of training, networking and mentorship. It aims to promote arbitration and ADR by equipping practitioners with a foundational knowledge on how to focus their careers around Arbitration and ADR.

Who Should Attend?

The training targets a wide range of audience including academics, corporate in-house counsel, lawyers and all arbitration and ADR practitioners- all approximately 40 years and under. 

15:00 - 15:20

Registration & networking

15:20 – 15:30

Opening Remarks

15:30 – 15:50

Keynote Address

15:50 - 16:30

Commencing and Developing an ADR Practice: The pathways and platforms for young arbitrators

16:30 – 17:00

Mining Every Opportunity: The benefits of proactivity, networking and visibility

17:00 – 17:30

The Role of Mentors and Sponsors in ADR Practice

17:30 – 18:00

Accreditation, Training and Specialization: Why do they matter? How to Carve a Niche in ADR Practice?

18:00 – 18:10


Laura Patonnme Alakija

ICC YAF Representative, Africa, Middle East and Turkey

Oluwakemi Eweje Esq

Partner, Patreli Partners, Lagos State

Adeboye Olanipekun SAN

Afe Babalola & Co, Ibadan Oyo State

Aboduurin Adewole

Principal Partner, Funmi Roberts & Co, Ibadan Oyo State

Tolu Olatunji

Lead Partner, Edge Hill Law Practice, Ibadan Oyo State

Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo

Attorney General, Oyo State


Ibadan Multi-door Courthouse

For further information, please contact:

Tolu Olatunji

Tel. +234(0)705 955 2691