Young ICCA-ICC YAF Skills Training Workshop

Key Steps for Efficient Advocacy in International Arbitration

Place: Kiev

Date: 2 November 2017

Venue: Avellum's Kiev Office, 38 Volodymyrska Str., 01030, Kyiv, Ukraine

We are pleased to invite you to attend a joint Young ICCA and ICC YAF event which will be held on 2 November 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine, from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

The topic of the event is "Key Steps For Efficient Advocacy in International Arbitration". It will consist oftwo sessions on "Mastering written advocacy" and " Mastering oral advocacy", respectively. The program is as follows:

13:00 – 13:10     
Welcome and Introduction
by Dmytro Marchukov, Partner, Avellum, Kiev, Ukraine

13:10 – 13:30
Opening Speech
byJames Castello, King & Spalding, Paris, France

13:30 – 14:15            
First Session - Mastering written advocacy

  • Kieran John McCarthy, Associate, Eversheds Sutherland, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Tatiana Minaeva, Of Counsel, Jones Day, London, UK
  • Commentator: Yulia Zorina, Alfa Bank, Kyiv, Ukraine

Moderated by Olga Hamama, Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Frankfurt, Germany

14:15 – 14:45
Tea/Coffee Break

14:45 – 15:30     
Second Session – Mastering oral advocacy

  • Arne Fuchs, Associate, McDermott Will & Emery, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Markiyan Kliuchkivskyi, Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Commentator: Yulia Zorina, Alfa Bank, Kyiv, Ukraine

Moderated by Eva Kalnina, Counsel, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva, Switzerland

15:30 – 15:45     
Closing Speech
: “A list of don’ts” by Alexander Fessas, Secretary General of the ICC Court, Paris, France.

This event is generously sponsored by Avellum. It will be hosted by Avellum at its Kiev office, 38 Volodymyrska Str., 01030 Kyiv, Ukraine.

Application and registration

There are 30 spots available, and 10 are reserved for Young ICCA members to attend the event. Participants will generally be confirmed on a first come first served basis.

To register, please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to Natalia Blotskaya:

All participants are expected to bear their costs of transportation to, from and within Kiev, as well as incidental expenses. They are further responsible for any necessary visa arrangements.

We look forward to seeing you in Kiev,

Young ICCA