06Nov 18

ICC YAF: Who wants to be an International Arbitrator?

Nairobi, Kenya, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organising an interactive panel discussion for aspiring arbitrators.


Topics will include how arbitrators received their first appointments, tips on how young practitioners can raise their profile in the arbitration community in order to increase chances for appointment, the appropriate balance serving as an arbitrator and working as a counsel, and the challenges and rewards of managing their first cases as 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.


15:30-15:45Welcome & Introduction to ICC YAF
15:45-16:00ICC Remarks about Arbitrator Appointments
16:00-17:00Panel Discussion and Q&A
17:00-18:00Networking and Cocktail


Isaiah BozimoICC YAF Representative for Africa, the Middle East and Turkey; Partner, Broderick Bozimo & Company.
Ndanga KamauIndependent Practitioner & Arbitrator; Vice President, ICC International Court of Arbitration.
Njeri KariukiMember, ICC International Court of Arbitration ; Owner, Njeri Kariuki Advocate.
Madeline KimeiCommercial/Corporate Lawyer, Arbitrator, Mediator & ADR Specialist; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Cecil KuyoSenior Associate, Bowmans (Coulson Harney LLP)

Logistical notes

Bowmans Kenya
5th Floor, West Wing, ICEA Lion Centre
Riverside Park, Chiromo Road
Nairobi, Kenya


To register, please send your contact details (first name, last name, firm/institution, email) to: ke-rsvp@bowmanslaw.com by 30th October 2018.

For further information, please contact

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

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