International Arbitration – Keeping The Show On The Road

July 2022

Event Details

Date:
Thursday 21st
Speakers:
Dr Robert Gaitskell QC
Availability:
SPACES AVAILABLE
Start Time:
5:00 pm
End Time:
6:00 pm

WCA LogoIn this session being run by the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators Robert Gaitskell will focus on the all-important task of keeping an International Arbitration going forward despite the pitfalls and problems that might occur.

As an experienced arbitrator Robert will share his practical experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls by using the four ‘p’s:

  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Precedents
  • Production

This event is intended to be held as a Zoom Meeting, to be interactive, and to allow for full audience input and discussion.

Admission is free of charge, but you will need to register in advance using the button below:

Robert Gaitskell QCDr Robert Gaitskell QC

Dr Robert Gaitskell QC practises from Keating Chambers,  specialising in technology, engineering and construction disputes, often of an international nature. He was called to the Bar in 1978, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1994 and sat as a Recorder (part-time judge) from 2000 – 2010. Robert Gaitskell predominantly acts as an arbitrator, adjudicator, dispute board member and mediator. He is both a lawyer and a professional engineer. He is the editor of ‘Keating Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook’ (3rd edition 2016); and a former Vice President of the IEE/ IET (Europe’s biggest professional engineering institution). He is a member of the Singapore National Electricity Market Dispute Resolution & Compensation Panel.

Dr Gaitskell is the chairman of a dispute board for a Euro 20 billion nuclear energy project. He writes extensively and lectures throughout the world on legal/engineering subjects, including at CERN in Geneva and Xerox PARC in Silicon valley.

In addition to his practice at the Bar, Robert Gaitskell is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and is a former Senator of the Engineering Council. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Robert Gaitskell’s wide experience as an engineer, both in the UK and abroad, has included power generation, transmission, distribution and application, motor control and oil rig design. He is currently Chairman of Fellows Vetting of The Academy of Experts.

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