Today's Diverse and Rising Arbitrators and Where To Find Them

18 May
09:30 - 12:30

A must attend event for those at the start of their careers as arbitrators or those considering expanding their career to include work as an arbitrator. The event will start with an interview with one of the world's leading arbitrators, which will be followed by a round table discussion among a diverse group of rising arbitrators regarding the hottest topics and issues that they are dealing with in their work. Themes to be covered will include: getting the appointments, difficult ethical issues, dealing with difficult parties, questions of costs, practical top tips.


09:30 – 10:00 Registration, tea/coffee

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and Introductions

  • Alexander Leventhal – on behalf of RAI
  • Loukas Mistelis – on behalf of QMUL

10:05 – 10:30 Interview with keynote

  • Interviewer – Artem Doudko (Osborne Clarke)
  • Keynote – Juliet Blanch (Arrbitration Chambers)

10:30 – 11:30 Roundtable discussion led by moderator with audience Q&A

  • Moderator – Kate Cervantes-Knox (DLA Piper)
  • Leonor D’Albiousse (Clyde & Co)
  • Ravi Aswani (36 Stone)
  • Giammarco Rao (QMUL)

11:30 - 12:30 Words of thanks, followed by tea/coffee networking session: