11Sep 18

ICC YAF: Preparing for a Career in International Arbitration

Ile-Ife, Nigeria, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing an engaging panel discussion on preparing for a career in international arbitration.


This event is designed to highlight and discuss career opportunities in international arbitration for young practitioners. Participants will learn how to prepare for a long career in international arbitration and the advantages of an early preparation. The event will provide guidelines and useful advise to new entrants seeking to pursue a career in international arbitration. Participants will also benefit from a Q&A session, where more experienced arbitration practitioners will share their experiences and enthusiasm for international arbitration

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.


11:00 – 11:30Registration
11:30 – 11:40Introductory Remarks
11:40 – 12:30Preparing for A Career in International Arbitration
12:30 – 13:20Q & A Session
13:20 – 13:30Closing Remarks


Shola AbiloyeSenior Counsel, ACAS-Law
Adebayo Folahan AjayiICC YAF Representative for Africa, the Middle East & Turkey
Isaiah BozimoICC YAF Representative for Africa, the Middle East & Turkey.
Kolawole MayomiPartner, S.P.A Ajibade & Co

Logistical notes


Old Moot Court
Faculty of Law
Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife, Nigeria


To register, please send your contact details (first name, last name, firm/institution, email) to: iccyafnigeria@gmail.com

For more information, please contact

  • Adebayo Folahan Ajayi
  • +2348035774349
  • ICC YAF Representative, Africa, Middle East And Turkey
  • Isaiah Bozimo
  • +2347034632020
  • ICC YAF Representative, Africa, Middle East and Turkey

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