09Nov 18

ICC YAF: Becoming an arbitrator: challenges and opportunities

Tirana, Albania, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference to discuss the essential qualities of international arbitrators and useful tips to start planning a career as one of them.


The conference, taking place on the occasion of the Albanian Arbitration Days, will tackle the main duties and challenges that arbitrators need to consider in order to perform their duties. This event will also provide very useful insights and guidance for aspiring practitioners to learn about different career paths in international arbitration and the essential qualities of international arbitrators

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.


09:20-09:30Welcome Remarks
09:30-10:30Panel 1 – The Arbitrator’s duties
10:30-11.00Coffee break
11.00-12.15Panel 2 – Pursuing a career as an arbitrator
12.15-12.30Closing Remarks
The event will be followed by a light networking lunch


Michele CuratolaSenior Associate, Lombardi Segni, Italy – ICC YAF Representative
Emmanuel KaufmanPartner, Knoetzl, Austria
Iuliana IancuCounsel, Hanotiau & Van Den Berg, Belgium
Fatos LazimiMember of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Albania
Tamara ManasijevicSenior associate, ARP Attorneys, Austria
Ledina MandiaProfessor and former General State Attorney, Albania
Marion ParisSenior Associate, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Switzerland
Ardita SeknajSecretary General of ICC Albania

Logistical notes


MakAlbania Hotel and Tower

Illyria 2 Hall (former Sheraton Hotel)



To register at the event please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to: events@icc-albania.org.al

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