ICC YAF : Listening to the Users – the Role & Value of Mediation in the Dispute Resolution Process

London, United Kingdom, • English

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum ( ICC YAF) is organizing an event in London. The conference, generously sponsored by Mayer Brown International LLP will take place on 29 November.


The conference will focus on the use of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method to settle commercial claims. An outstanding panel of experts, including in house counsel from some of the world’s biggest corporations, will discuss the issues, limits and opportunities of mediating all types of commercial disputes.

The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


17.00-17.30 Registration

17.30 – 17.40 Welcome and opening remarks

17.40 – 19.00 Panel discussion

19.00 – 21.00 Drinks reception and canap├ęs


Rachael O’Grady, Senior Associate, Mayer Brown

Hannah Tumpel, Director of Communications & Engagement, UWC

Alexander Steinbrecher, Head of Contracts and Legal Affairs, Bombardier

Kai-Uwe Karl, Global Chief Litigation Counsel, GE Renewable Energy

Sarah Walsh, Senior Legal Counsel, Shell

Alina Leoveanu, Manager, ICC International Centre for ADR

Logistial notes


Mayer Brown International,
201 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3AF


The conference is free of charge. However, registration is compulsory.

Please send your contact details (full name, firm/institution, email) to: lon-events@mayerbrown.com