The Roebuck Lecture is named after Professor Derek Roebuck MCIArb and celebrates the very significant contribution that he has made to the Institute over the years, principally as Editor of Arbitration - The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management.
The lecture takes place each summer in the UK and is one of the highlights of CIArb's events calendar.
The ninth Roebuck Lecture will be delivered by Professor Stavros Brekoulakis ACIArb.
17:30 - Registration, tea and coffee 18:00 - Welcome address 18:05 - Roebuck Lecture 18:50 - Q&A session 19:00 - Closing remarks followed by drinks reception
*Please note that this programme is subject to change.
Stavros Brekoulakis is a Professor inInternational Arbitrationat Queen Mary University of London and an associate member of 3 Verulam Buildings. His work includes the leading publications onThird Parties in International Commercial Arbitration,ArbitrabilitytheICCA-Queen Mary Report on Third Party Fundingand numerous publications in leading legal journals and reviews. He is a member of the ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator, a Member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration, an assistant Rapporteur in the International Law Association Committee on International Commercial Arbitration, the General Editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, the Editor-in-Chief of the (CIArb’s) International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management and co-editor of the Kluwer’s International Arbitration Law Library series.
Brekoulakis is regularly listed in theWho’s Who Legal: Arbitration, described as “standing out as a first-rate arbitrator and academic; an expert in construction and commercial disputes and is regularly engaged in matters arising out of major infrastructure projects around the world”. He was also listed in the Who’s Who Future Leaders: Arbitration 2017 as one of the ten most highly regarded future leaders, described as “very thorough and professional” and “held in the highest regard”, named as a GARThought Leader - Arbitration 2018 and 2019, andnominated for GAR “Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator”in 2016.He has been appointed in more than 30 arbitrations, as chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and emergency arbitrator under the rules of the ICC,LCIA, SCC, DIA, CAS andUNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.