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Interpreting Contracts - Where is the Supreme Court Leading Us?

LMAA and CIArb London Branch Joint Seminar at which distinguished speakers will consider the highly topical issue of contractual interpretation: words, meanings and contexts.

The event will be chaired by The Rt Hon the Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony

To Daubert or not to Daubert ? That is the question !

The use of experts in court to provide expert opinion is well-founded. However, the derivation of evidence and the quality of the ‘science’ is often challenged. In the US courts this process is called a Daubert challenge.

Starting as an Arbitrator: how to do it

Interacitve Panel meeting with key presentations:

How to become an arbitrator - Prof John Uff CBE QC

The TCC & Arbitration - Mrs Justice O'Farrell DBE

Marketing yoursefl - Dr Chris McArdle

The presentations will be followed by 2 panels on Arbitral Institutions and Dispute Resolution

SCLHK One day International Conference 2017

The theme for this year’s conference will be:
Construction at home and on the Belt & Road

The conference will look at:
• the regulation of the construction industry in Hong Kong;
• challenges and opportunities for the construction industry in 2017 and beyond; and
• Hong Kong and the Belt & Road Initiative.

An exceptional line up of eminent local and international professionals. Including

Mr Chi-ping Wan, Deputy Chief Occuaptional Safety Office, Labour Department

Mr Andrew Goddard QC, Atkin Chambers

Decoding Innovation

The Rotary Club of Kowloon, in support of Hong Kong for Youth Development,  is organizing a half day seminar on "Decoding Innovation", followed by cocktails.

The proceeds will go to the Community Service Fund of the Rotary Club of Kowloon for Youth Development, a registered charity.

The funds will be allocated to projects for the benefit of underprivileged, disadvantaged and marginalized communities in Hong Kong and abroad.

Gray's Inn Garden Party - Treasurer's Reception

The Walks are the setting for the Treasurer’s Reception which is taking place at the end of July and we are delighted to confirm that as in past years Academy members are able to attend. Please note that as Academy Members are ‘guests’ of the Inn numbers are severely limited for this event.

How to Successfully Fail as an Expert Witness

CIArb East Anglia Branch - London Evening Seminar


Michael Cohen QDR FAE

As Chairman of The Academy of Experts he was responsible for the professional standards and training of Experts and Dispute Resolvers around the world. He is very much involved in the various reforms affecting Experts in different jurisdictions.

Expertise Rocks

Following in the footsteps of such events as Law Rocks! and Pensions Rocks! Expertise Rocks! takes place at The 100 Club. Bands from the expert witness world will battle it out again in October, demonstrating their excellence on the world famous 100 Club stage to a panel of illustrious judges, and a demanding sell out club.

SCLHK One Day International Conference 2016

The theme for this year’s conference will be Legislation Update and Hot Topics Relating to Time, Cost and Contract Administration.

The conference will look at: