We are pleased to invite you to attend a Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop organised together with the Scottish Arbitration Centre and CIArb Scottish Branch. The workshop will take place on 30 May 2019 in Edinburgh from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The venue of the workshop is the Scottish Arbitration Centre in Edinburgh.

The topic of the workshop is “The nuts and bolts of cross-examination in international arbitration”. It will include presentations by experienced practitioners on best practices for conducting cross-examination in international arbitration and a demo cross-examination, during which the participants will be able to ask questions to the speakers conducting the cross-examinations.

Confirmed faculty includes:

  • Mr Brandon Malone, Solicitor, Scottish Arbitration Centre, Edinburgh
  • Ms Patricia Saiz, Professor, ESADE, Barcelona
  • Mr James Clanchy, Independent Arbitrator FCIArb, London
  • Ms Laura West, Associate, CMS, Edinburgh
  • Mr Basil Woodd-Walker, Managing Associate, Simmons & Simmons, London
  • Mr Rajat Rana, Senior Associate, Alston & Bird, New York
  • Ms Eliane Fischer, Principal Associate, Freschfields, Vienna
  • Ms Iuliana Iancu, Counsel, Hanotiau Van Den Berg, Brussels

This event is kindly hosted and sponsored by the Scottish Arbitration Centre. A cocktail reception will follow at Tigerlilly, 125 George Street, Edinburgh.

Application and registration: There are 40 spots available and 20 of them are reserved for Young ICCA members. Participants will generally be confirmed on a first come first served basis. To apply, please send a short email captioned “Young ICCA Edinburgh Workshop” stating your interest along with your CV to Ms Fiona Menzies (fiona@scottisharbitrationcentre.org).

All participants are expected to bear their costs of transportation to, from and within Edinburgh, as well as incidental expenses. They are further responsible for any necessary visa arrangements.


Programme

13:00 – 13:45 Registration with light lunch

13:45 – 14:00 Introductory remarks by ICCA representative

14:00 – 14:15 Introductory remarks by YICCA; CIARb Scottish Branch and Scottish Arbitration Centre representative

14:15 – 14:30 Remarks by keynote speaker

14.30 – 15:30 Panel discussion on cross-examination of witnesses in international arbitration

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:15 Mock cross-examination

17:15 – 17:30 Closing Remarks

17:15 onwards Cocktail reception at Tigerlilly, 125 George Street, Edinburgh

  • Event Details
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Start Date: 30/05/2019 1:30 pm
  • End Date: 30/05/2019 7:00 pm
  • ArbitralWomen Participation: Iuliana Iancu