Where are the documents?!? The importance of disclosure and e-disclosure in International Arbitration – Perspectives from Africa and London

17 May
14:00 - 16:00

An exploration of key themes concerning the management and deployment of documentary evidence when arbitrating commercial claims in, or concerning, Africa.  Panellists from London and Africa will consider:

  • The obstacles to deploying documentary evidence during proceedings
  • The use of technology and how this might be used to overcome problems
  • The issues surrounding public projects and/or government involvement in the arbitration
  • The award and performance of contracts
  • The late disclosure of evidence, including on challenge or enforcement of proceedings

The panel:

  • Duncan Bagshaw - Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Howard Kennedy
  • Nick Peacock - Partner and of Head of International Arbitration in London, Bird & Bird
  • Anthony Idigbe - Senior Partner, Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors in Nigeria
  • Kwadwo Ntrakwah - Partner, Ntrakwah & Co in Ghana
  • Sylvie Bebohi Ebongo, Partner, HBE Advocats, France & Cameroon
  • Agnes Gitau - Partner at GBS Africa, Board Member of the Eastern African Association and Coordinator of the International Advisory and Dispute Resolutions Unit at 3VB 
  • John M. Ohaga - Managing Partner, TripleOK Law in Kenya
  • Noella Lubano - Partner, Oraro & Co in Kenya


Venue: Bird & Bird LLP, 12 New Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1JP

Registration with refreshments will begin from 14:00, with the panel discussion starting at 14:30.

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