ICC YAF Workshop – Introduction to Commercial Arbitration and Mediation

ICC YAF Workshop – Introduction to Commercial Arbitration and Mediation

Event Description

This “beginners'” workshop is designed to introduce participants to key concepts and procedures in commercial arbitration and mediation.

The objective of this workshop is to inspire young practitioners to consider building a career in arbitration and mediation and, at the same time, to provide a detailed overview of the arbitration and mediation processes. Facilitators will focus on explaining key concepts and providing young practitioners guidance on what to do when (a) drafting and/ vetting contracts; (b) providing dispute management advice & guidance to clients; and (c) representing clients or presiding over a dispute (as mediator or arbitrator).

Who should attend:

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under (yet, everyone interested in the subject is welcome): counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.

Event Schedule

11:00-11:15

Opening Remarks

11:15-12:00

Session 1: Introduction to Commercial Arbitration, The Arbitration Agreement

12:00-12:45

Session 2: The Arbitral Tribunal

12:45-13:30

Session 3: Procedural Matters and the Arbitral Award

13:30-14:20

Lunch and Networking

14:20-15:05

Session 4: Principles of Mediation, Mediation Procedures, The Role of Counsel and Representatives

15:05- 15:50

Session 5: The Role of the Mediator, Basic Skills and Ethical Issues

15:50- 16:00

Closing Remarks

Session Notes:

Each session will be 45-minute long broken down as follows:

(i)            Lecture/Presentation               – 15 minutes

(ii)          Practical exercise/role-play.    – 15 minutes

(iii)         Feedback/ Q&A                        -15 minutes

Event Information

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Oct 17, 2019

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Nigerian Bar Association, Kano Branch Guda Abdullahi Road Farm Centre Kano State

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330149532828

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