16Jan 19

ICC YAF: How to be a successful arbitration practitioner

Amman, Jordan, • English

This conference will share useful and practical tips on how to handle arbitration cases.


Senior experts together with junior associates will discuss what are the best practices and guidelines for young practitioners seeking to pursue and further a career in international arbitration, to build a strong network and a credible reputation.

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.


17:00-19:00Opening Speech

Omar Aljazy

Keynote Speech

Hesham Tal

Interviewing a prominent arbitration practitioner: Nadia Darwazeh

by Sami Houerbi

Session One: Practical tips in handling arbitration cases, hearing preparation etc.

Session Two: How junior associates can pursue and develop a career in arbitration


Dania Fahs


Ayham Almashni

Sarah Lucas

Aseel Barghuthi

Salah Malas


Omar AljazyManaging Partner, Aljazy & Co., Amman
Ayham AlmashniArbitration Practitioner, Aljazy & Co., Amman
Aseel BarghuthiSenior Associate, International Arbitration and Public International Law, Eversheds Sutherland
Nadia DarwazehPartner, Clyde & Co, Head of Arbitration Paris
Dania FahsDeputy Director, ICC MENA Representative Office, Abu Dhabi
Sami HouerbiDirector, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East & Africa, ICC Dispute Resolution Services;

Founding Partner, Houerbi Law Firm, Tunis- Abu Dhabi- Paris

Sarah LucasAssociate, Clyde & Co, Paris
Salah MalasTrainee Solicitor, Stephenson Harwood, UK
Hesham TalPresident of the Constitutional Court, Amman

Logistical notes


Grand Hyatt Amman

Jabal Amman, Hussein Bin Ali Street

Amman, Jordan


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