Artem Doudko FCIArb, a solicitor-advocate, is a Partner and Head of Russia & CIS Disputes in the London Disputes and Risk Practice at Osborne Clarke LLP. Artem focuses on international arbitration and litigation involving Russian and/or CIS issues as well as advising Russian-speaking clients. Artem has a strong reputation and profile in his field and has been recognised as a Global Leader in the Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2020 directory. Artem is identified as a Next Generation Partner and described as a "sharp-minded litigator" and as a "very experienced in Russia and CIS-related arbitrations" in Legal500 UK 2020.
Levi Zulu graduated from the University of Zambia with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering in 1980 and worked on the Zambian Copper Mines until 1984 when he moved to Brian Colquhoun, Hugh O’Donnell & Partners, a Consulting Engineering Firm. He moved in 1986 to John Burrow & Partners, another consulting firm. In 1989, he moved to Botswana to work with TTCS, a local Consulting Firm that was in partnership with a South African Company WVL. In 1994, he returned to Zambia and re-joined John Burrow & Partners which had changed its name to Burrow Binnie.
Dr Karen Akinci FCIArb is a non-lawyer arbitration practitioner, originally from South Wales and based in Istanbul where she is a managing director of Akinci. In Istanbul, Karen also sits on the board of the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey. As a Fellow of CIArb in the European Branch and a Senior Tutor in the Pathways course, Karen also sits on the Education and Membership Committee and as Chair of the Practise and Standards Committee. Karen is married with three adult children.
Michael is an accountant who also studied both valuation techniques and arbitration law, and brings a different perspective to the complex problems clients ask him to assist in resolving. Michael has had the privilege of working in many regions over the course of his career. First in North America, then Europe, the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and now Southeast Asia, which helps him understand the cultural nuances at play in disputes. Michael’s practice focuses on establishing the facts so that the parties to a dispute can base their negotiations on an agreed fact pattern, advising clients on possible outcomes of a dispute, sometimes as a jointly appointed expert, as well as assisting both judges and arbitrators to understand the accounting and valuation issues put before them for resolution, either as an expert witness or a tribunal member.
Dr Christopher To C.Arb FCIArb is an independent arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator who is on the panels of various leading global alternative dispute resolution bodies. He has arbitrated, adjudicated and mediated a variety of cases and is representing clients in cases within the dispute resolution field. He is an accredited mediator, chartered arbitrator, chartered engineer, chartered information technology professional, barrister-at-law and a law professor (adjunct). Christopher is currently the Programme Director of the LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at the City University of Hong Kong and was the former Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
Eunice Lumallas FCIArb is a dispute resolution practitioner, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and trial lawyer, and acts both as an arbitrator and party representative in domestic and international arbitrations. She holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law and is a certified tutor and trainer in alternative dispute resolution. Eunice is a partner in the law practice of Lumallas Achieng' and Kavere (LAK Attorneys), headquartered in Nairobi and practices in East Africa. She has spearheaded the creation of the Women in Alternative Dispute Resolution and is an affiliate of the CIArb Kenya Branch with an outlook of bringing together African women in arbitration into a network that will enhance their skills, provide mentors and enhance their visibility and practices in ADR.