London as a dispute resolution hub for international parties

7 May 2019 | 08:45 - 10:30 | Duration: 90 minutes


XXIV Old Buildings, LexisNexis, Norton Rose Fulbright, Osborne Clarke, Queen Mary University of London, White & Case

What this session will cover

The first event of LIDW will offer insights from a group of leading lawyers, academics and experts on how international parties perceive London as a centre for international dispute resolution.

The panelists will draw on their experience of advising and assisting clients from jurisdictions and areas of the world including India, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and China.

The discussion will cover a number of topical issues under the following broad themes:

  • The historical reasons for London’s position as a leading place for international dispute resolution
  • London as a litigation forum and arbitral seat
  • The legal profession and legal infrastructure of London

Confirmed speakers and moderators include: Raid Abu-Manneh (Mayer Brown), Michael Black QC (XXIV Old Buildings), Artem Doudko (Osborne Clarke), Barry Fletcher (LexisNexis), Roula Harfouche (Accuracy), Prof Loukas Mistelis (Queen Mary, University of London), Emilia Onyema (SOAS University of London), Sherina Petit (Norton Rose Fulbright), May Tai (Herbert Smith Freehills), Joe Tirado (Garrigues) and Julia Zagonek (White & Case).

Registration and catering: A light breakfast will be available from 8:00 am. Registration and networking will also commence at 8:00 am in time for a prompt 9:00 am start to the session.

This event is being held at:

Norton Rose Fulbright


3 More London Riverside,

Getting There

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