2019 CIArb Australia Business Lunch

Guest Speaker: Leah Ratcliff, Global Disputes, Jones Day

You are invited to attend the 2019 CIArb Australia Business Lunch featuring Guest Speaker, Leah Ratcliff. To be held at one of Australia’s iconic fine dining restaurants, award-winning Vue de Monde, the lunch will be attended by distinguished guests including  members of the judiciary, government, institutes and commercial enterprises. As seats are strictly limited, be sure to register on time.

About Leah Ratcliff

Leah Ratcliff is a leading dispute resolution practitioner with a particular focus on complex cross-border disputes including international arbitration. From 2015 – 2019, she was Head of Dispute Resolution at BHP, one of the world’s leading energy and resources companies, where she managed disputes and contentious regulatory matters across four continents. Prior to that she practiced in international dispute resolution in London, Sydney and Washington DC where she acted for some of the world’s largest companies, as well as government entities. Her practice has a particular focus on the energy and resources and infrastructure sectors, including the management of business risks in emerging markets. 


Wednesday, 5 June 2019
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Vue de Monde
Level 55
525 Collins Street
$70 for Members and Non Members
By no later than Friday, 31 May 2019
CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro
CEO, CIArb Australia
Mob: 0438 337 328
Proudly sponsored by:
Victorian Bar

vue de monde



A special menu designed by Vue Chef is listed below. Please note special dietary requirements will be catered.

On Arrival
Glass of sparkling wine, Loire Valley, France

Robins Island yellow tail line caught kingfish with avocado, radish and aromatic smoked turnip dashi
Artisan Burnham Bakery bread, French butter
Glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc or Australian Shiraz

Ranger Valley beef, served with spinach and herb puree, alfalfa sprouts and puffed grains
Glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc or Australian Shiraz

Tea/Coffee and Petit Fours



Welcome & Speaker Introduction

caroline kenny qc
Caroline Kenny QC

President, CIArb Australia
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Guest Speaker

leah ratcliffe
Leah Ratcliff

Global Disputes, Jones Day
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Vote Of Thanks and Sponsor Remarks

Wendy Harris QC

Senior Vice President, Victorian Bar
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About the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Since 1915 and with over 16,000 members worldwide in over 130 countries operating in over 250 commercial sectors, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators exists for the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution. In addition to providing education, training and accreditation for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, CIArb acts as an international centre for practitioners, policymakers, academics and businessmen. CIArb Australia is one of 40 branches offering institute members a prestigious, globally-recognised qualification and access to a global professional community and regular networking opportunities. www.ciarb.net.au