‘Developing your Private Dispute Resolution Practice’

Keating Chambers, 15 Essex Street, London, WC2R 3AA

Thursday 14th November 2019 at 5pm

Price: £30 per person. Speakers free of charge

Please note the event is open to Non-Members . 

The Keating Symposium brings together leading exponents and appointing bodies from the Private Dispute Resolution Community to discuss ways in which practitioners can establish and develop their PDR practices. It gives a unique opportunity to meet the appointers and to gain insights from established professionals both during the sessions and at the informal drinks reception that follows. The format will be 3 presentations & 2 panels. The panels are interactive and attendees may submit questions in advance.

Moderator: Prof John Uff CBE QC


Marcus Taverner QC, Head of Keating Chambers.


Prof Doug Jones: What is happening in International Arbitration?

Dr Janet Walker: Cross-border issues in arbitration.

Keynote Address : The Courts & Arbitration: Mrs Justice O’Farrell


  1. Arbitral Institutions
    1. ICC – Iain Quirk (Chair)
    2. CIArb – Olena Gulyanytska (Head of DAS)
    3. LCIA – Wing Shek SC
  2. Dispute resolution
    1. Dr Chris McArdle – WCA  (Chair)
    2. Dispute Boards – DRBF – Lindy Patterson QC
    3. Mediation – CEDR – John Munton
    4. Adjudication –RICS – Martin Burns

Vote of Thanks: Master of the WCA

Drinks & Nibbles: 7pm

RSVP and bookings please contact: clerk@arbitratorscompany.org

The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators would like to acknowledge the support of Keating Chambers. www.keatingchambers.com

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