Steering Committee:

Ms. Eriko Kadota, Associate, Linklaters, Tokyo;
Mr. Masaki Kawasaki, Associate, Nishimura & Asahi, Tokyo;
Ms. Meisei Kure, Associate, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Tokyo;
Ms. Yuki Sakioka, Associate, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Tokyo.

Kindly Guided BY:

Young ICCA Co-Chair, Mr. Panagiotis Chalkias (Associate, White & Case, Geneva), and Young ICCA Events Coordinator, Ms. Saemee Kim (Associate, Lee & Ko, Seoul).

Young ICCA-YJAA Skills Training Workshop on the nuts and bolts of cross-examination in international arbitration

Date: Friday, 4 October 2019
Time: 18:00 - 21:15
Venue: Nishimura & Asahi, Otemon Tower, 1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

We are pleased to invite you to attend a Young ICCA-Young JAA Skills Training Workshop that will take place in Tokyo on 4 October 2019, from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm, followed by a cocktail reception.

The topic of the workshop is “The Nuts and Bolts of Cross-Examination in International Arbitration”. It will start with a keynote speech and a panel session on the basics of cross-examination in international arbitration, followed by a mock cross-examination session, during which the faculty members will tackle cross-examination from different perspectives.

The faculty members include:

·         Olga Boltenko, Fangda Partners, Hong Kong
·         Earl Joyce Dolera, The Arbitration Chambers, Singapore
·         Aoi Inoue, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Tokyo
·         Eriko Kadota, Linklaters, Tokyo
·         Dana Kim, Herbert Smith Freehills, Seoul
·         Yoko Maeda, City-Yuwa Partners, Tokyo
·         Lars Markert, Nishimura & Asahi, Tokyo
·         Yoshimi Ohara, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Tokyo
·         Melvin Sng, Linklaters, Singapore
·         Michele Sonen, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Seoul
·         Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba, Tokyo

The workshop is kindly hosted by Nishimura & Asahi, Otemon Tower, 1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. It is supported by the Young Japan Association of Arbitrators and sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune and Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu.

Additional information: Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, refreshments will be served at the beginning of the workshop and a cocktail reception will be held after the workshop at a nearby venue.

Application and registration: There are 50 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-Young JAA workshop in Tokyo” stating your interest along with a resume to

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

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