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Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop. The nuts and bolts of cross-examination in international arbitration.

Date: 30 May 2019
Time: 13:30 - 19:00
Venue: Scottish Arbitration Centre, 125 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 4AD, UK


We are pleased to invite you to attend a Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop organised together with the Scottish Arbitration Centre and CIArb Scottish Branch. The workshop will take place on 30 May 2019 in Edinburgh from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The venue of the workshop is the Scottish Arbitration Centre in Edinburgh.

The topic of the workshop is “The nuts and bolts of cross-examination in international arbitration”. It will include presentations by experienced practitioners on best practices for conducting cross-examination in international arbitration and a demo cross-examination, during which the participants will be able to ask questions to the speakers conducting the cross-examinations. 

Confirmed faculty includes:

  • Mr Brandon Malone, Solicitor, Scottish Arbitration Centre, Edinburgh
  • Ms Patricia Saiz, Professor, ESADE, Barcelona
  • Mr James Clanchy, Independent Arbitrator FCIArb, London
  • Ms Laura West, Associate, CMS, Edinburgh
  • Mr Basil Woodd-Walker, Managing Associate, Simmons & Simmons, London
  • Mr Rajat Rana, Senior Associate, Alston & Bird, New York
  • Ms Elaine Fischer, Principal Associate, Freschfields, Vienna
  • Ms Iuliana Iancu, Counsel, Hanotiau Van Den Berg, Brussels
  • Ms Erica Stein, Partner, Dechert LLP, Brussels
  • Mr Dipen Sabharwal QC, Partner, White & Case, London

This event is kindly hosted and sponsored by the Scottish Arbitration Centre. A cocktail reception will follow at Tigerlilly, 125 George Street, Edinburgh.

Application and registration: There are 40 spots available and 20 of them are reserved for Young ICCA members. Participants will generally be confirmed on a first come first served basis. To apply, please send a short email captioned “Young ICCA Edinburgh Workshop” stating your interest along with your CV to Ms Fiona Menzies (fiona@scottisharbitrationcentre.org). 

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


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