Young Members Group Annual Conference 1 November 2014

2014 Conference Sponsors
Young Members Group Annual Conference
1 November 2014
Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA
Since its relaunch in 2010, the YMG has held very successful Conferences in Ireland, Dubai and Istanbul which have attracted
delegates from over 25 countries around the world.
This year’s programme is innovative as it offers practical, interactive workshops as well a Debate. Experienced practitioners
from across the professional spectrum are acting as mentors to young members who will prepare and present all the
Sessions include:
n The Opening Address: ‘How to build an international arbitration practice – my experience’
by Judith Gill QC of Allen & Overy.
n Choice of workshops:
arbitration or mediation or construction adjudication; and
cross examination or civil law procedures in arbitration.
n Debate: ‘London is best for international dispute resolution’.
Presentation teams include:
Segun Aderibigbe, Nissi Barau, Matthew Brown, Yvonne Czajkowski, John Delaney, Sergejs Dilveka, Artem Doudko,
Jonathan Egerton-Peters, Asel Elhousen, Ahmed El Kordy, Christopher Harris, Shobana Iyer; Abikoye Oluwatosin; Amanda
Lee, Wasif Majeed, Dipti Patel; Per Radelov; Shannan Rajan; Harald Sippel, Anna-Marie Tamminen; Paul Whittle;
Mentors include:
Andrew Burr, Mair Coombes Davies, Nigel Davies, Artem Doudko, James Golden, Christopher Harris, Christine LecuyerThieffry, Christina Lockwood, Donny McKinnon, Corrado Mora, Rowan Planterose, Tara Sallar, John Tackaberry QC,
Christophe von Krause
Welcome Reception: There will be a drinks Reception at the House of Lords at 19:00 – 21:00 hrs on 31 October 2014.
Presentation Skills Workshop: An half-day workshop will be provided by the European Branch in various Central
London locations. This is an extract of the Branch’s Train the Trainer Workshop which is held over 2 days. Places are
limited to 8 per venue. Further details will be sent with confirmation of registration for the Conference. Attendance is only
available to Conference delegates and is free of charge.
For full details of this Conference please visit:
31 OCTOBER 2014
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome Reception at the House of Lords, Westminster - ticket required
09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Opening
Arran Dowling Hussey
& Mandy Aylen
09:45 Keynote Address
Judith Gill QC
Practical Skills Workshops
Mentors: John Tackaberry QC & Rowan Planterose
Mentors: Christina Lockwood & Corrado Mora
3 Statutory construction adjudication(AA 1996)
Mentors: Nigel Davies, Mair Coombes Davies, James Golden &
Donnie McKinnon
Team 1: Matthew Brown, Ahmed El
Kordy, Amanda Lee, Wasif Majeed,
Harald Sippel
Team 2: Abikoye Oluwatosin,
Shannon Rajan, Paul Whittle
Team 3: Nissi Barau, John Delaney,
Assel El Houssan, Dipti Patel
11:30 Refreshment break
Workshop 1: Cross examination in an arbitration
Counsel: Christopher Harris and Artem Doudko
Arbitrator: Mandy Aylen
Workshop 2: Civil law procedures in arbitration
Per Radelov, Anna Marie Tamminen
13:15 Lunch
‘London is best for international commercial dispute
Chair: Annemarie Grosshans
Mentors: For the motion: Andrew Burr, Tara Saller
Against the motion: Christophe von Krause and
Christine Lecuyer-Thieffry
For: Yvonne Czajkowski; Jonathan
Egerton-Peters, Shobana Iyer
Against: Sergejs Dilevka, Segun
15:45 Refreshment break
16:15 Open Discussion
Panel to be announced
17:00 Closing remarks Michael Stephens (President, CIArb)
17:15 End of Conference
Booking Information
A payment must be received before the event
date. If payment is not received, delegates
may be asked to guarantee payment with a
personal credit card on the day. Provisional
bookings cannot be accepted.
Booking Terms & Conditions
Confirmation of your booking, together with
joining instructions and host city information,
will be issued to all delegates. CIArb is not
responsible for the non-arrival of confirmation
documents: if you have not received anything
within two weeks of the event please contact
[email protected]
Written cancellations received by the Events
Team two weeks prior to the event will incur
a cancellation fee of 40% of the total due. We
regret that we cannot give refunds for cancel-
lations received after this date, although substitute delegates are very welcome if notified
in writing prior to the event.
CIArb reserves the right to refuse entry.
CIArb reserves the right to cancel the event
and to change the venue and content of the
programme at any time.
Enquiries: [email protected]
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
T: +44 (0)20 7421 7468
E: [email protected]
12 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2LP, UK
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Young Members Group Annual Conference 2014 BOOKING FORM
You may register on-line:
Or by completing this form and returning it to:
Mrs Sue McLaughlin, CIArb, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2LP, UK E: [email protected] F: +44 (0)207 404 4023
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Fees per person (inclusive of VAT)
Reception, Conference and River Cruise Dinner
Conference only
House of Lords Reception only River cruise dinner (guest of delegate)
Before 13 September
from 14th September
Workshops Please indicate which workshops you wish to paticipate in
Workshop 1 (please select one) Workshop 2 (please select one) Payment
Cross examination techniques
Construction Adjudication
Civil law procedures
*Mediation *
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A group package rate has been negotiated with the Holborn Grange Hotel which is 5 minutes walk away from the New Connaught Rooms for 2
nights from 31 October:
Double Superior £159 plus VAT
Twin Superior £159 plus VAT
Twin Executive £187 plus VAT
All rates are per room per night and include continental breakfast.
To book: go to and use promotion code: 311014C
You must book by 1 October to receive these rates. Bookings received after this date may be at a higher rate.
For information of other hotels in the area, you may wish to look on-line. One of many websites available is
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provide a letter confirming that you have booked and paid for the conference etc. Please email: [email protected] when you receive confirmation
of your registration and she will send you the letter which you may submit with your application to the Visa Section of the Embassy/Consulate.
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