16Mar 18

ICC YAF: So, You Want To Be An International Arbitrator?

Lagos, Nigeria, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference for aspiring international arbitration practitioners. The ADR Society, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos is generously sponsoring this conference.


This event will provide very useful insight and guidance for aspiring practitioners to learn about different career paths in international arbitration and the essential qualities of international arbitrators.

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.


15:15-15:25Opening Remarks
15:25-15:50Session 1: Making a Career in International Arbitration
15:50-16:30Session 2: Question & Answer Session (Panel Discussion)
16:30-16:35Closing remarks
16:35-17:30Networking and Cocktail


Adebayo Folahan AjayiICC YAF Representative for Africa, the Middle East and Turkey

Counsel, Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun (ACAS-Law)

Obosa AkpataPartner, Patreli Partners (Legal Practitioners & Arbitrators)
Hamid AbdulkareemPartner, Aluko & Oyebode

Logistical notes


Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria


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


  • 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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