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London Summer Arbitration School


The 2024 London Summer Arbitration School will bring together leading practitioners, academics and representatives of arbitral institutions. The school will be held in London (Bush House, Aldwych) from 17 to 21 June 2024. Online participation is also possible.

The interactive five-day programme will introduce participants not only to investor-state and commercial arbitration, but also to lesser-known types of arbitration such as maritime, construction and outer space arbitration. Participants will also be introduced to important cross-cutting issues such as jurisdiction. Further, participants will engage in discussion of career and business development opportunities in the field of arbitration with practitioners and representatives of institutions.

This year’s confirmed faculty members include:

  • Dr. Yarik Kryvoi, Senior Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Dr. iur. Anna Petrig, Chair of International Law and Public Law at the University of Basel in Switzerland
  • Gérardine Goh Escolar, Professor (Adjunct) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and Deputy Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)
  • Daniel Costelloe, LL.M. (Harvard), Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice in The Hague
  • Jonathan Waters, General Counsel of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA)
  • James Clanchy, FCIArb, Six Pump Court chambers
  • Dr. Renato Nazzini, Director of the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King’s College London
  • Raymond Cox KC, Barrister at Fountain Court Chambers
  • Dr. Jure Vidmar, Chair of Public International Law, Maastricht University
  • Sophie Nappert, LL.M. (King’s College London), Barrister, Three Verulam Buildings
  • Vlad Meerovich, MSc (LSE), Partner at Peters & Peters in London
  • Camilla Macpherson, MA (Oxon), FCIArb, Head of Secretariat, P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation MSc (LSE)
  • Greg Fullelove, LL.M. (Leiden), Partner and Head of the International Arbitration Group at Osborne Clarke LLP

The school curriculum will cover the following topics:

  • institutional and ad hoc arbitration
  • jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals
  • maritime arbitration
  • construction arbitration
  • commodities arbitration
  • banking & finance arbitration
  • arbitration in the digital economy (AI, automated contracting, crypto assets)
  • public international law issues in arbitration
  • outer space arbitration
  • investor-state arbitration
  • arbitration and legal tech
  • arbitration and territorial disputes

In addition, it will include a class on oral advocacy skills and a panel on careers in international arbitration with senior London-based practitioners.

Please read more and apply here.

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