Our next Ongoing Learning Webinar will summarise and discuss some the most important highlights of the arbitration and ADR world in 2022.
Together with our panel of experts, we will discuss a range of topics- from landmark cases to government initiatives- and reflect on the lessons of the past and explore how they might affect the industry in the long run.
Our speakers will focus on:
Significant developments from the US with analysis on specific Supreme Court decisions
The Law Commission’s English Arbitration Act 1996 reform proposal: its importance, background and findings
The importance of third-party funding and The European Parliament’s proposed regulation of litigation funders
Mediation in the UK: consultations of the Ministry of Justice on whether the UK should sign and ratify the Singapore Convention on Mediation and the increasing use of mediation in the Civil Justice system.
This webinar is part of Ciarb’s Ongoing Learning – a range of learning opportunities designed to help you deepen your knowledge and skills, and keep you informed and up to date. Look out for more information about Ongoing Learning in the coming months. Attendees will receive an Ongoing Learning certificate as part of this webinar, which counts towards 1.5 hours of CPD/CLE. Recordings will be available after the event. If you are unable to attend the live event, buying a ticket will still give you access to the recording.
This webinar will be moderated by Kateryna Honcharenko, MCIArb.
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Ava Borrasso is an arbitrator and litigator with more than 30 years of experience in international commercial arbitration and litigation. She has served as emergency, sole, chair and panel arbitrator and counsel in a variety of commercial and international disputes. She is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and serves as Vice-Chair of Membership of CIArb’s North America Branch and a member of its Board of Directors. She is a Panellist of the ICDR and AAA Commercial and Large Complex Commercial Panels, CIArb's Presidential Panel of Arbitrators, the BVI International Arbitration Centre, and ICC listed. Her work in arbitration has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal, Legal500 Latin America, Best Lawyers in America, and Best Law Firms.
Duncan is a barrister and a partner at Howard Kennedy in London. He practices in commercial and investment treaty arbitration, with a particular interest in cases related to Africa. He has extensive experience in the energy and mining sectors, and in cases concerning property, hotel and retail projects. Many of Duncan's clients are states or state-owned companies.
Duncan is recommended as a Global Leader in Who's Who Legal, and is identified as a leading lawyer in the field of international arbitration in Chambers and Partners, and Legal 500.
Duncan also practices as an arbitrator. He is a Fellow of CIArb, a member of the ICC UK Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Committee, and an Ambassador to the ICC's Belt & Road Commission. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the MARC Arbitration Centre in Mauritius, and was the first Registrar of the LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre.
Kateryna is Ciarb’s Arbitration Professional Practice Manager. Before joining Ciarb Kateryna trained with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and practiced litigation with Integrites in Kyiv, Ukraine. Kateryna holds an LL.M in comparative and international dispute resolution from Queen Mary University of London and an LL.M in international trade regulation from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, where she also obtained an LL.B in international private law. Kateryna is responsible for maintaining the research strategy that contributes towards Ciarb objectives concerning the use of alternative dispute resolution. She is, in particular, a co-author of the Ciarb Guidance Note on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings, Ciarb Framework Guideline on the Use of Technology in International Arbitration and acts as the lead UNCITRAL Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) delegate.
Camilla Godman is an Investment Manager and Senior Legal Counsel based in London responsible for originating, assessing and managing funded cases internationally with a focus on EMEA and the UK.
Camilla is a cross-border disputes lawyer and a qualified arbitrator with over 20 years’ experience.
Prior to joining Omni Bridgeway, she was a Director at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) where she established CIArb’s first office outside the UK, in Asia, and led the strategic growth and development of the global membership.
Camilla began her career in private practice with Ashurst LLP, initially in London and then in Singapore where she developed the firm’s Singapore Disputes’ Practice. She was subsequently Deputy Registrar at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, where her role included scrutinizing all draft awards and leading the counsel team. She has also completed secondments in-house at Mitsui & Co. Ltd and IBM.
Camilla has been involved in a large number of varied disputes, throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Her experience spans joint venture disputes, class actions, energy, construction and infrastructure disputes, international trade and competition-related disputes.
Camilla is a solicitor advocate with Higher Rights of Audience and is both a Fellow and Faculty member of the CIArb where she teaches arbitration courses. She is a frequent speaker and author on arbitration-related issues as well as third party funding. In the last 10 years, Camilla has collaborated with leaders in the ADR field to develop regional and international ADR policy, notably in 2020 with UK Ministers from the All Party-Parliamentary Group for ADR focusing on the UK’s position as a leading disputes hub.
She holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Oxford, UK.
Tim Hardy is a full time International Arbitrator and Mediator. He is regularly appointed in all manner of complex disputes related to commercial contracts; corporate and M&A transactions; finance and investment; agency, distributorships and franchises; commodity and currency trading; directorships, partnerships and shareholders; professional negligence and insurance. Described as the ‘grandfather’ of the CIArb’s Arbitration Practice Guidelines, Tim was responsible for a complete review and redrafting of the Institutes’ Arbitration Guidelines on best practice in all aspects of procedural issues that commonly arise in international arbitration. He also rewrote the CIArb’s Arbitration and Mediation Rules while serving on the Practice & Standards Committee between 2011 and 2017.