CIArb News

London Branch committee election and AGM

26 May 2020

CIArb’s London Branch recently held its annual general meeting through online conferencing, and elected 6 new members to its committee. The election was conducted using Civica Election Services who were also able to act scrutineers.

The recent additions to the London Branch Committee are:

Karina Albers FCIArb

Karina practices as international arbitrator and mediator in London, Hamburg and Singapore. She acts as NGO representative at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and is an accredited expert at the Federal Court of New York, in London, New York and Singapore with claims of over US$5 billion. Karina has extensive international experience in commodity & derivative markets for shipping, fertiliser and in the energy sector. Karina is a Fellow of CIArb and an aspiring full member of the LMAA.

Daniel Djanogly FCA C.Arb FCIArb

Daniel is a Forensic Accounting Partner, Arbitrator and Expert Determiner at CVR Global LLP, an independent provider of insolvency, restructuring, advisory and forensic services. He  is a Specialist in accounting, financial and valuation issues in M&A, shareholder, partnership and other complex business-related disputes, and fraud.

Kim Franklin QC C.Arb FCIArb

Kim is a recognised specialist international arbitrator in the construction and engineering infrastructure sectors, focussing on major projects and the resolution of technically complex disputes in international arbitration, DAB and UK adjudication. Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016, Kim has a reputation for strong case management with a flair for big, technically complex disputes, often involving project delay, PFI and FIDIC contracts. 

Gillian Carmichael Lemaire FCIArb

Gillian practices commercial and investor-State arbitration in London both at her own firm and as co-counsel with fellow law firms. She is a member of the Paris Bar, a Solicitor in Scotland, and an accredited mediator. In addition to her counsel work, Gillian serves as arbitrator and mediator.

Gill Mansfield FCIArb

Gill is a commercial mediator with over 25 years' experience of commercial disputes and complex cross-border international litigation.  She has held General Counsel and Head of Legal roles across the media & entertainment, creative, digital and technology sectors.  Gill mediates a wide range of international, commercial, financial and corporate disputes.  She is a Fellow of CIArb, a member of the Presidential Panel of Mediators and numerous national and international mediator panels.

Robert Price MCIArb

Robert is an associate in the International Arbitration group of Latham & Watkins LLP. He specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and related court litigation, with a particular focus on cross-border construction disputes. He is also one of the coordinators of the CIArb London branch Young Members Group.

See the full London branch committee here.

Branch members are encouraged to come forward each year to offer their services for at least three years, and potentially a second term of a further three years, to serve their Branch; which puts on a high quality program of seminars that lead and furthers the goals of CIArb, globally.

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