Dispute Resolution – your role

December 2022

Event Details

Thursday 8th
2 hours
Start Time:
5:00 pm
End Time:
7:00 pm
Online - Zoom

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The Keating Seminar, in conjunction with the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators, brings together leading exponents and appointing bodies from the Private Dispute Resolution Community to discuss ways in which practitioners can resolve disputes in the current climate and in the foreseeable future.

It is a unique opportunity to hear from the appointers and to gain insights from established professionals. The format will be 3 presentations & 2 panels.

The panels, moderated by Dr Robert Gaitskell, K.C., are interactive and attendees may submit questions in advance.


Alexander Nissen KC, Head of Keating Chambers.


Keynote Address: 50 Years of Arbitration – Professor John Uff CBE KC
Dispute resolution:- the view from the bench – Mrs Justice O’Farrell DBE
Dispute Resolution in Canada – John Judge


  1. Arbitral Organisations 
    ICC – Iain Quirk KC , (Co-Chair, UK Arbitration Cttee and Panel Chair)
    LCIA – Yang Zhao, Senior Counsel
    CIArb – Mercy McBrayer, (Head of Arbitration Professional Practice)
    LMAA – James Clanchy, Arbitrator (Former Hon Secretary)
  2. Dispute Resolution
    Dispute Boards – DRBF – John Papworth (Panel Chair)
    Mediation – CEDR – Lauren McGuirl
    Adjudication – RICS – Martin Burns


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