ICC Arbitration Advanced Seminar

Lisbon, Portugal, • Portuguese

ICC Portugal and the ICC Court of Arbitration are organizing a two-day Advanced Seminar fully in Portuguese, offering the Portuguese speaking practitioners the possibility to obtain knowledge and a practical experience of using the ICC arbitration rules, through a closer look at the various stages of the arbitration process under these rules.


This seminar will provide Portuguese arbitral community (arbitrators, counsels and users) with the opportunity to see how an arbitral procedure is conducted under the ICC Arbitration Rules. A particular focus will be given to the developments introduced in 2017, including the new rules for expedited procedures and the new policies aimed at increasing transparency and efficiency.

Who should attend?

Lawyers, arbitrators, legal counsels and legal professionals.


09:00 – 09:15Opening.
09:15 – 11:15The Arbitration Convention and its impact on the procedure.

Working Groups on the preparation and drafting of an Arbitration Convention.

11:15 – 11:30Coffee break
11.30 – 13.30The initial phase.

Working groups on the preparation and drafting of the Request of Arbitration.

13.30 – 15.00Lunch
15.00 – 17.00The constitution of the arbitral tribunal and the role of the Secretariat of the Court before the Terms of Reference or  the Case Management Conference in the Expedited Procedure.

Working groups for the analysis of case studies on the constitution of the arbitral tribunal.

17.00 – 19.00Networking Cocktail
09.00 – 11.00The Terms of Reference and the Case Management conference.

Working groups for preparation of the Terms of Reference.

11.00 – 11.15Coffee break
11.15 – 13.15Preparation and conduction of the arbitral trial hearing.

Working groups on the preparation of the hearing and witness examination.

13.15 – 14.45Lunch
14.45 – 17.45The arbitral award.

Working groups for preparing and drafting the arbitral award. The role of the Court and the scrutiny process.

18.00 – 18.30Closure


Teresa Anselmo VazPartner, Anselmo Vaz, Afra & Associados
José Robin de AndradeChair, Commission on Arbitration, ICC Portugal
David BonifácioAssociate, LALIVE, Geneva
Filipa Cansado CarvalhoSenior Associate, PLMJ, Lisbon
Juliana CastilloConsultant, Mayer Brown, Paris
Luis Cortes MartinsPartner, SCLM, Lisbon; Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
Juan Fernandez ArmestoAssociate, Armesto & Asociados, Madrid
Raquel Galvão SilvaAssociate, Linklater, Lisbon
Joana Galvão Teles Associate, MLGTS, Lisbon
Eduardo Damião GonçalvesPartner, Mattos Filho, São Paulo
Ricardo GuimarãesCounsel, Linklaters, Lisbon
José Miguel JúdicePartner, PLMJ, Lisbon
Rita LynceCounsel, SRS Legal; Professor, Law Faculty, Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon
Gonçalo MalheiroPartner, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon
José Emilio Nunes PintoÁrbitrator, São Paulo; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
António Pinto LeitePartner, MLGTS, Lisbon; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Filipe Rocha VieiraAssociate, Vieira de Almeida, Lisbon
Nuno Salazar CasanovaPartner, Uria Menendez Proença de Carvalho, Lisbon
Ana Serra e MouraDeputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Felipe SperandioCounsel, Clyde & Co LLP, London

Logistical notes


ICC Portugal

Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 89, 1169-022


ICC Portugal will not cover travel and accommodation expenses. However, please contact us if you need assistance.


Download Registration Form

For further information contact: geral@icc-portugal.com

Contact us

  • Sara Romano de Castro
  • 211903650
  • Director
Share This