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CIArb APAC Regional office proudly supports ArbitralWomen Challenge

10 Jan 2020

CIArb APAC Regional Office is proud to be one of the supporting organisations for the ArbitralWomen Challenge: Becoming Future Leaders in International Arbitration in Shanghai International Arbitration Centre, echoing CIArb’s effort and support in championing women in dispute resolution.

Camilla Godman FCIArb, CIArb Regional Director for the Far East and Australasia, stated that “CIArb is thrilled to be a supporting organisation for this event dedicated for young and aspiring female practitioners in arbitration. We in CIArb are committed to uphold best practices for gender diversity and inclusion in leadership and I am looking forward to this event and the panel of speakers that will explore the rapidly developing changes which are providing diversification and career progression for all practitioners in the region.”

The panel session will take place on Thursday, 16 January 2020, 4:30pm to 6:00pm at Zhong Lun W&D Law Firm, 11F, Tian An Centre, 338 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, China.

The ArbitralWomen inaugural panel session in Shanghai, China will bring together the vast experience of leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators to share with you tips and best practices and how to become a rising star in arbitration with a networking cocktail will follow.

The event is targeted at young female practitioners in arbitration, with burning questions on how to raise your profile, land that first arbitral appointment, identify and approach potential clients, get speaking engagements and published in journals, network for success, how to “do BD”, work life balance and everything you have always wanted to know about becoming a star in international arbitration.

Speakers include:

Stella Hu - Herbert Smith Freehills Beijing, China ArbitralWomen Member
Crystal Wong FCIArb - Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, Malaysia ArbitralWomen Member
Dr. Haifeng Wang - Vice President of Shanghai Arbitration Association; Arbitrator of Shanghai International Arbitration Centre
Alice Sun - P.C.Woo & Zhong Lun W&D LLP Shenzhen, China
Sophie Ma - AllBright Law Offices Shanghai, China

For more information click here and to book your place click here.

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