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2021 World Chambers Competition finalists announced

ICC and its World Chambers Federation (WCF) have announced finalists of the 2021 World Chambers Competition. The 16 shortlisted chambers will present their pioneering initiatives during the 12th World Chambers Congress, which is set to take place in Dubai from 23-25 November.

Meet Melida Hodgson, ICC Institute Vice-Chair

Mélida Hodgson

Melida Hodgson, Vice-Chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and a partner at Jenner & Block in New York, shares her journey to and within the global think tank and how she aims to support the new Chairmanship in ensuring the Institute remains a driver of world business law excellence.

Client mindset takes centre stage under new ICC Court President Claudia Salomon

Claudia Salomon

Claudia Salomon made history on 1 July 2021 becoming the first female President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s foremost international arbitral institution. Ms Salomon spoke to Barry Fletcher, Head of Arbitration at LexisNexis® UK, about her first weeks in the role, her commitment to diversity and inclusion, and how she intends to build on the successes of her predecessor to ensure a client-focused mindset for the ICC Court and ICC Arbitration.