Legal Business is delighted to welcome you to the Arbitration Summit 2022 on 28 June, following the return of this popular in-person event last year.
As usual, the summit will bring together leading disputes specialists from private practice, the judiciary, regulators and in-house legal departments in what promises to be an enjoyable and engaging event.
Supported by our distinguished law firm and chambers sponsors, including Gatehouse Chambers, Lineal Services, McDermott Will & Emery and RPC, the summit will gather more than 100 senior speakers and guests on the most pressing topics, such as corporate disputes, sanctions, arbitral awards and the in-house perspectives on arbitration.
Between comprehensive panel discussions and the opportunity to meet and engage with fellow counsel, the International Arbitration Summit 2022 promises to be a practical and forward-looking event, bringing together the world’s leading experts.
Please join us for lively debate and peerless networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there.
Ian’s practice is focused upon International Arbitration, both as counsel and arbitrator, and encompassing both commercial and investment arbitration and encompassing public international law issues. He has arbitrated disputes under the HKIAC, ICC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, LMAA, SCC, SIAC and ICSID rules amongst others as well as acting in relation to a number of ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations proceeding under the rules of various trade bodies. Recent cases have been seated in London, Geneva, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna, Panama, Tokyo, Zurich and various cities in the US.
Ian has been involved in the arbitration of several disputes flowing from investment within and relating to Russia and various countries of the CIS. He has been involved in a number of high value arbitrations conducted under the Bermuda Form Insurance Policy, one of which led to the leading case on arbitrators’ conflicts of interest, Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd (formerly known as Ace Bermuda Insurance Ltd), in which the UK Supreme Court gave judgment in November 2020. He is currently acting for the French State in connection with court and arbitrations in connection with the loss of the M/T Prestige which previously went to the Court of Appeal and is currently before the Court of Appeal in two further court actions and the Supreme Court in one.
Other disputes have related to mining, metals trading, specialty chemicals, oil and gas exploration, oil pollution, telecommunications, power generation (in renewable energy), border security, mega yachts, insurance coverage and a wide range of other industrial sectors.
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As a global top 10 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal advice and solutions to an international client base which includes some of the world’s largest multinationals.
Our market-leading international arbitration group specialises in representing companies, financial institutions, states and state entities in major commercial and investment-treaty arbitrations around the world. Known for our forensic preparation, pragmatic strategic advice, innovative working practices and convincing advocacy, we have over 170 specialist international arbitration lawyers around the globe, including in all the major arbitration hubs. Our teams are experienced in conducting arbitrations under all major arbitral rules and ad hoc proceedings in disputes governed by laws across a wide range of common law and civil law systems.
Gatehouse Chambers is a leading commercial chambers which specialises in arbitration and all forms of ADR, commercial dispute resolution, construction and engineering, insolvency, restructuring and company, insurance, professional liability and property disputes. It also has niche specialisms in clinical negligence and personal injury as well as private client work. We are recommended as a set by the legal directories in all our key practice areas. Handling both domestic and international work, Gatehouse Chambers is known for the quality of its members and client service as well as its innovative approach to issues such as funding. We are also a market leader in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, winning awards for our work in these areas. In July 2021 we took on its current name having discovered its predecessor name (Hardwicke) was associated with a former Lord Chancellor who supported slavery.
Lineal Services is a global legal technology services company leveraging artificial intelligence and process-driven workflows to solve information governance, discovery, privacy, compliance, DSAR, conversion, and cyber issues for law firms and corporations. Established in London and with offices throughout the North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Lineal has been delivering pioneering solutions since 2009.
McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With more than 20 office locations, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective–and often unexpected–solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.
RPC is a modern, progressive and commercially focused law firm. Our market-leading, multidisciplinary teams advise clients on a wide range of legal areas and are consistently ranked highly by both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
Litigation is at the heart of our business and we know it inside out. At any one time, over 70% of our lawyers are handling complex, large-scale global disputes. Hailed by the directories as ‘top-notch performers’, our disputes team works from our offices in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, handling litigation and arbitration across the world. We have had the highest number of cases in The Lawyer‘s Top 20 Cases over the past three years. Our ranked Band 1 ranked banking and financial markets disputes team is involved in some of the most complex and high-profile cases making their way through the courts.
Acolad is a dynamic leader in the global content space providing a full suite of content and language solutions, services and technology. For decades, we’ve been committed to helping customers in the legal sector engage with their markets, increase revenue, and drive process efficiencies through cutting-edge language solutions and technology. To guarantee exceptional and seamless service, the Acolad group has a presence in 25 countries across Europe, North America and Asia, maintaining a strong partnership with over 20,000 language, learning and content professionals.