Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop

International Arbitration: Procedural Tactics and Strategies

Date: Monday, 11 December 2017

Time: 14:00 - 17:45 (Lunch to be served before the first session, followed by networking drinks)

Venue: Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) – Cairo

Topic: "International Arbitration: Procedural Tactics and Strategies" 


  • Guest of Honour Speaker:  Mr. Michael Schneider, Managing Partner, LALIVE (Geneva) 
  • Dr. Mohamed S. Abd Elwahab, Founding Partner and Head of the International Arbitration, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm (Egypt)
  • Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Partner, Abdel Raouf Law Firm (Egypt)
  • Mohamed Shelbaya, Partner in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration Group (Paris)
  • Amani Khalifa, Principal, Khalifa Law Firm (Egypt)
  • Laila Elshentenawi, Senior Associate, Al Tamimi & Company (Dubai)
  • Salma Elbaz, Senior Associate, Rizkana & Partners (Egypt)
  • Amr Omran, Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Dubai)

Organised by

Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang, Associate, LALIVE (Geneva), Young ICCA Co-Chair

Antonia Birt, Senior Associate, Freshfields (Dubai), Young ICCA Events Coordinator 

Soaad Hossam, PhD Candidate, MIDS (Geneva), Young ICCA Steering Committee Member

Dalia Hussein, Legal advisor, CRCICA (Egypt), Young ICCA Steering Committee Member

Amr Arafa, ‎State Counsel - ‎Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority (Egypt), Young ICCA Steering Committee Member