17Jan 19

ICC Jordan Arbitration Day

Amman, Jordan, • English

A line up of distinguished speakers will provide insights on the tricks and tips in international arbitration cases conducted under the ICC Rules in addition to the latest amendments introduced in the Jordanian arbitration law.


Discussion topics will include the trends observed in international arbitration today and the ICC International Arbitration Court practices (expedited procedure, third party funding etc.).

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, users, judges, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals keen on obtaining further knowledge and to keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Jordan.



09:00 – 09:10

Opening Speech

Mohammed Asfour

Sami Houerbi

09:10 – 09:30Keynote Speech

Dr. Bassam Talhouni

His Excellency the Minister of Justice

09:30 – 11:00First Panel

The new amendment of the Jordanian arbitration law:

What are the changes to the procedural framework of arbitrations seated in Jordan introduced by Law No. (16) of 2018?

11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00Second Panel

Tips and tricks on how to run an ICC arbitration

• Getting the right tribunal for the case

• Case management techniques

• Running a hearing

13:00 – 15:00Lunch
15:00 – 16:30Third Panel

Global and local trends for arbitration

• Prague Rules

• Corruption

• Expedited Proceedings

• Diversity

16:30 – 17:00Closing Speech


Salaheddin Al-BashirSenior Partner, International Business Legal Associates, Amman
Omar Al JazyManaging Partner, Aljazy & Co., Amman
Awn Al KhasawnehFormer Vice President, International Court of Justice, Amman
Thaer Al NajdawiManaging Partner, A & T Najdawi Law Office, Amman
Mohammed AsfourChair, ICC Jordan, Amman
Sana Belaid


Senior Corporate Counsel, Cisco, Dubai
Nadia DarwazehPartner, Clyde & Co, Head of Arbitration Paris
Firas Ahmad GhozlanGeneral Manager & Partner, Jordan Center for Conciliation and Arbitration, Amman
Sami HouerbiDirector, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa, ICC Dispute Resolution Services;

Founding Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis- Abu Dhabi- Paris

Lubna KatbehManaging Partner, Equity Legal Group, Ramallah
Amani KhalifaPrincipal, Khalifa, Cairo
Karim J. NassifPartner, LPA-CGR avocats International, Dubai
Roland ZiadéPartner, Linklaters LLP, Paris

Logistical notes


Grand Hyatt Amman

Hussein Bin Ali St

Amman, Jordan


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