Winston & Strawn and ArbitralWomen are pleased to invite you to an evening with Teresa Cheng. The event will kick off with networking drinks followed by a talk by Ms. Cheng regarding her experience and insight on a wide array of topics including advice on career progression, being an effective counsel, getting your first appointment, profile raising, effective networking, and overcoming bias or unconscious bias. The evening will end with a Q&A session and an additional networking opportunity.
‘Fireside Chat’ is a series of events hosted in Hong Kong where eminent female arbitrators are invited to speak on topics of interest to the ArbitralWomen community.

About the Speaker

Teresa Cheng GBS SC JP FICE FCIArb is a Senior Counsel, Chartered Engineer, Chartered Arbitrator and Accredited Mediator, with a distinguished record of public service in Hong Kong. Ms Cheng specialises in areas of law in construction, international commercial contracts and investment arbitration, and is an experienced practitioner in international arbitration and mediation. She is frequently engaged as counsel or arbitrator in complex international commercial / investment disputes.
She is the Chairman of the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL), Past Vice President of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Past Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, and Past Chairperson of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). In 2008, she became the first Asian woman elected through a global election as President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). She was appointed as a Recorder in the Court of First Instance of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2014, and is currently a member of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) panel of Arbitrators, designated by the Chairman of the ICSID Administrative Council of World Bank, and an external IFC alternate member of the World Bank’s Sanctions Board.
Ms. Cheng is a Fellow of King’s College in London, and the Course Director of the International Arbitration and Dispute Settlement Course at the Law School of Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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  • Event Details
  • Start Date: 23/06/2017 6:00 pm
  • End Date: 23/06/2017 10:00 pm