01Feb 19

ICC YAF: Nuts and Bolts of International Arbitration: Advocacy In International Arbitration

Jounieh, Lebanon, • English

This conference will also provide tips on how to be a successful oral advocate.

Description

This conference will discuss the importance and purpose of advocacy in international arbitration with a comparison between Common-law and Civil Law systems.

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.

Programme

14:15-14:30Welcome Note

Sami Houerbi

14:30-15:45Roundtable on Advocacy in Civil and Common-law Systems

Moderator

Dania Fahs, PhD

Speakers

Prof. Dr. Ronald Brand

Charbel Moarbes

Michael Patchett-Joyce

15:45-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-17:00Tips for a Successful Oral Advocacy

Prof. Anthony Daimsis

Q & A

17:00Closing Remarks

Myriam Eid

Speakers

Prof. Dr. Ronald BrandAcademic Director of the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at the University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Anthony DaimsisDirector National Prog./Moot Coordinator and Sessional Professor – University of Ottawa
Myriam EidICC YAF Representative, Visiting Lecturer at USEK, Partner, Hajj & Kanaan Law Office, Beirut
Dania Fahs, PhDDeputy Director, Middle East Office, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Abu Dhabi
Sami HouerbiDirector, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa,

ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Abu Dhabi, Tunis; Founding Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis, Paris

Charbel MoarbesPartner, Moarbes Law firm, Washington DC
Michael Patchett-JoyceBarrister, Ely Place Chambers, London

Logistical notes

For registration, please send an e-mail to:myriameid@usek.edu.lb; joan.ge.samaha@net.usek.lb; fdroit@usek.edu.lb

Registration

The event is free of charge, however previous registration is required.

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