ICC YAF: Effective Counsel in International Arbitration: Skills that Make a Difference

Bangkok, Thailand, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing panel discussion generously sponsored by Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand).


The event will be a panel of Thai and international arbitration practitioners on the topic of “Effective Counsel in International Arbitration: Skills that Make a Difference.” Topics to be discussed will range from profile raising, getting your first speaking engagement, how to get published in an international journal, getting your first arbitrator appointment, top tips for oral and written advocacy, and mentorship.

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.


16:30-16:40Welcome Remarks
16:40-18:00Panel Discussion
18:15-19:00Networking Reception


Bhavish AdvaniSenior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams, Thailand
Wipanan PrasomphenSenior Associate, Allen & Overy (Thailand)
Vanina SucharitkulInternational Arbitrator, Lecturer, University of Paris
Robert TangSenior Consultant, DLA Piper


Andrew HayAssociate, Herbert Smith Freehills, Thailand

Logistical notes


Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand), London Room

Unit 902 9th Floor GPF Witthayu Tower B Witthayu Road


To register, please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to: admin@iccthailand.or.th

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