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Our International Centre for ADR, with the help of three working groups, develops the programme for the ICC International Mediation Roundtable, revises the Rules and drafts the dispute problems used in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

Working Group for the Competition Rules

This Working Group is charged with proposing changes to the format of the Competition, as well as drafting the Competition Rules.

ChairRonald Austin, Moderator, Global Mediation Group, Senior Advisor to the International Real Estate Group, Clifford Chance (United Kingdom)
MembersClaude Amar, Mediator; Hotel developer (France)

Greg Bond, Mediator; Professor, Technical University of Wildau (Germany)

Joy Davies, Mediator; Solicitor Academic, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom)

Diego Faleck, Mediator; Dispute Resolution Designer; Professor, Sao Paulo Law School of Fundacao Getulio Vargas (Brazil)

Tim Lim, Managing Partner, Aequitas Law LLP (Singapore)

Rosemary Howell, Strategic advisor, Strategic Action Pty Ltd; Visiting Professor, University of North South Wales Sydney (Australia)

Peggy Lansbach O’More, Mediator, United States Government Shared Neutrals Programme (Untied States)

Working Group for the Competition Problems

During the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition students resolve mock commercial disputes, known as Problems, with the help of a professional mediator. These Problems are drafted by a group of international commercial mediation experts. Each member creates a Problem consisting of general information and confidential information for the Requesting and Responding Party, respectively.

Co-ChairsAlan Limbury, Mediator and Arbitrator (Australia)

Chris Miers, Mediator; Arbitrator; Managing Director, Probyn Miers Limited (United Kingdom)

MembersMurray Armes, Founder, Sense Studio; Chartered Arbitrator; Mediator; Adjudicator; Expert Witness; Dispute Board Member (United Kingdom)

Joy Davies, Mediator; Solicitor Academic, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom)

Rosemary Jackson QC, Mediator; Barrister; Arbitrator, Adjudicator (United Kingdom)

Richard Lutringer, Commercial Mediator (United States)

Mironi Moti, Mediator, Arbitrator, Moti Mironi Dispute Resolution; Special Counsel, M. Firon & Co.; Professor, Haifa University; Professor, IDC Herzliya (Israel)

Jawad Sarwana, Partner, Abraham & Sarwana; Senior Vice-Chair, Mediation Committee, International Bar Association (Pakistan)

Working Group for the Roundtable

This Working Group is charged with helping to develop the programme for the Roundtable, which takes place on the first day of ICC Mediation week and is only for professionals.

  • Diego Faleck, Mediator; Dispute Resolution Designer; Professor, Sao Paulo Law School of Fundacao Getulio Vargas (Brazil)
  • Zoe Giannopoulou, Director, European Institute for Conflict Resolution; Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ADR-ODR International Ltd; Senior Faculty, ADR Group; Mediator Trainer; Mediaiton Institute of Thessaloniki; MBA Lecturer, American College of Thessaloniki; Senior Partner, Giannopoulou & Associates Law Office (Greece)
  • Michel Gonda, Lawyer, Barreau de Bruxelles (Belgium)
  • Christian Hausmann, Consultant, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (France)
  • Angela Herberholz, Marketing and Communications Manager, UFI; Mediator (Germany)
  • Geoff Sharp, Commercial Mediator (New Zealand)
  • Calliope Sudborough, Academic Director, Management and Business Track Lecturer in International Negotiation, IESEG School of Management (France)