20 Feb 2019
The Inaugural YMG Kenya Conference was held on 7th November 2018. The half-day event took place at the Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort in Diani, Kenya. The event was attended by over 60 delegates from all over Africa. The speakers were Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab MCIArb, Dr Adewale Olawoyin FCIArb, Folake Sadiq MCIArb, Sarah Ochwada, Chinenye Onyemaizu MCIArb and Busola Bayo-Ojo MCIArb.
The speakers tackled various topics from sports arbitration, maritime arbitration, how to get into international arbitration and balancing arbitration with traditional practice amongst other topics. The event culminated with a cocktail reception at the venue and the two-day CIArb Kenya Conference. Organisers of the conference remain extremely thankful to the Global CIArb Chairperson, at the time of the conference, Amanda Lee FCIArb for all the support accorded to CIArb YMG Kenya since its inception as well as the Kenya Branch Committee.
11 Jun 2021Roebuck Lecture 2021 with Judge Joyce Aluoch
On 10 June 2021, CIArb's Roebuck Lecture took place online focusing on the theme of 'The impact of Singapore Mediation Convention, both on mediation and arbitration' and was delivered by the Hon. Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch EBS CBS MCIArb.
02 Jun 2021Thoughts on the Singapore Convention, the commitment dilemma and access to justice
All of us who have ever been involved in disputes will remember the effort, worry, financial and opportunity cost involved.