This is an online event hosted by CIArb’s East Asia Branch Young Members Group, as part of its 2nd Annual Conference. The event will take place at 7.00am GMT, 3.00pm SGT (Singapore time). Please check your local time zone.
This webinar will be discussing how to build a career in arbitration. It will include discussions about the different avenues and opportunities in the field. Speakers will be sharing their experience as practitioners to provide the attendees with a better in-depth and personal view as to how life as an arbitration practitioner is.
Cost(s): Attendance to this event is free of charge but pre-registration is a must.
Foreign Counsel | Harry Elias Partnership LLP
A multi-qualified international arbitration counsel, Janice represents clients in their cross-border disputes involving commercial contracts, M&A, construction and energy. She is particularly well-versed in SIAC and ICC arbitrations and specialises in complex, high-value disputes across multiple jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Harry Elias Partnership, she worked with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre where, among others, she was responsible for the administration and management of arbitrations conducted under the SIAC Rules and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Previously, Janice practised dispute resolution in a top-tier Philippine law firm. She has particular experience in dealing with Southeast Asian clients with respect to their business concerns and regulatory needs, and representing multinational clients in commercial and public interest disputes.
Director and Practicing Expert | Damian James Delay and Quantum Experts
Damian James is widely experienced in construction claims and dispute resolution. He has undertaken expert determinations having been appointed in arbitrations and in adjudications. Damian provides expert opinion and evidence in the area of delay and disruption assessment and quantum / cost evaluation.
He has prepared and presented expert reports under JCT/FIDIC/JBCC/Bespoke and NEC forms of contract and has drafted narratives examining causative potency, dynamic and static situations, condition precedent, foreseeability, purposive approach, penalties
Damian is strong working with forensic planners and quantity surveyors, using techniques such as measured mile and time impact analysis. Damian also received Delay and Quantum Expert of the year for 2019 and 2020 from the Federation of Forensic and Expert Witnesses.
Damian is client facing and an exceptional quantity surveyor and can present claim situations in an expert manner by using detailed quantum and delay analysis. Damian was recognised by Who's Who legal in 2018, 2019 and 2020 as the leading delay and quantum expert in his field for Africa.
Partner | Broderick Bozimo & Company
Isaiah is a Partner at Broderick Bozimo & Company - a niche Arbitration and Litigation Firm in Abuja, Nigeria.
He has represented state-owned entities, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals in several complex disputes, both in arbitration and litigation. He has been involved in arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA).
Isaiah is the Chairman of the Advisory, Lagos Court of Arbitration-Young Arbitrators Network (LCA-YAN) and was an ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) Representative for Africa, the Middle East and Turkey.
He has vast experience in civil and commercial litigation at trial and appellate court levels, as well as intricate commercial arbitrations.
Legal Consultant and Founder | I-Arb Africa
Leyou Tameru is a legal consultant and the founder of I-Arb Africa, the first online portal for arbitration in Africa.
Leyou is an expert in Africa focused international Arbitration, she is a Court Member of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris. She is also on the Board of Directors of the African Arbitration Association (AfAA) in Kigali. She is on the Advisory Board of the MARC Arbitration Center in Mauritius and a member of the Advisory Committee for the rules amendment of the AFSA International Arbitration Center in South Africa.
Leyou has received different accolades for her work in contributing to the development of arbitration in Africa. Among others, in 2020 she has been named as one of Africa's 50 most promising young arbitration practitioners by the Association of Young Arbitrators as well as being recognized as a Rising Star by Africa Arbitration.
Leyou regularly consults on international arbitration cases and investment and policy matters concerning different African countries and has worked with a range of institutions and law firms. Previously, she has also lectured law at Addis Ababa University.
Senior Associate | Peter & Kim (Geneva)
Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang is a French trained lawyer registered with the Paris bar and a Swiss national with Vietnamese roots. She practices international arbitration, covering both investment and commercial arbitration.
She has acted as arbitrator, counsel or assistant to the arbitral tribunal in over thirty arbitrations conducted under various rules (ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, SCAI, LCIA, CRCICA, HKIAC, SCC and DIS) and related to a variety of industries. She has developed particular expertise in energy related disputes.
She previously practiced international arbitration at LALIVE and at the office of Professor Pierre Tercier, one of today's worldwide leading arbitrators. She also gained experience in the arbitration teams of magic circle firms in Paris and at arbitration boutiques in Geneva and London.
Nhu-Hoang is a current member of the Young ICCA Advisory Board and regularly speaks and publishes in the field of international arbitration. She is listed amongst the Who's Who (WWL) Arbitration Future Leaders (2019 and 2020).
Senior International Arbitration Advisor | Arnold & Porter
Lecturer-in-Law | Columbia Law School
Dr. Kabir Duggal is a Senior International Arbitration Advisor in Arnold and Porter's New York office focusing on international investment arbitration, international commercial arbitration, and public international law matters, serving both as counsel and arbitrator. Dr. Duggal is a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, teaching "International Investment Law and Arbitration." He is also a Course Director and Faculty Member for the Columbia Law School-Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration. He also acts as a Consultant for the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) on the creation of a novel "Investment Support Program." He has also conducted training and capacity-building sessions for several Governments including Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, India, Philippines among others on public international law and dispute resolution matters. He also serves on the Federal Republic of Somalia's New York Convention Task Force as well as the WTO Negotiating Team (International Board). He has published over 40 articles and has spoken at over 300 arbitration events all over the world. He is a graduate of the University of Mumbai, University of Oxford (DHL-Times of India Scholar), NYU School of Law (Hauser Global Scholar), Leiden Law School (2019 CEPANI Academic Prize), and is currently pursuing an SJD Degree from Harvard Law School.
Independent Arbitrator & Mediator
Board Member - Examinations Board, CIArb, U.K.
Anish Wadia FCIArb, is an accredited full-time Independent International Arbitrator and Mediator; with experience in common/civil law jurisdictions, and Hong Kong/China; and a qualified Lawyer in India (Advocate); England & Wales (Solicitor Advocate) and Kazakhstan (Lawyer – AIFC Courts); and an accredited Sports Arbitrator (AIAC and Olympic Council of Malaysia).
Voted as one of the youngest Top 10 Arbitrators in Asia Pacific and ranked by Who's Who Legal – Future Leaders (Partners) in Arbitration 2021 as "amongst the world's highest ranked Arbitration Lawyers".
Regularly appointed as Presiding/Sole/Emergency/Wing-Arbitrator and Mediator under the ICC Rules, Arbitration Act 1996, KIAC Rules (Rwanda-Africa), etc. across a broad spectrum of disputes; and invited as a Speaker/Trainer on International Arbitration/ADR including for a recent joint training by BEJI, ICSID, PCA, UNCITRAL and ICCA for the Justices of the Bahamas' Supreme Court.
Holds numerous senior leadership positions in ADR Organisations across the globe. For more information, please see: https://bit.ly/2KZCx0c