Arbitration Clauses: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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You are  invited to attend the first event in 2019 of the International Arbitration Series, a joint initiative of the CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia.

Addressed by a distinguished chair and panel, the topics of the seminar will focus on arbitration clauses: the good, the bad and the ugly.

This will be followed by a Q & A session. Drinks and canapés will be served at the conclusion of proceedings.

Chair:  The Hon Justice Neil McKerracher, Justice of the Federal Court of Australia

Pathological drafting  – The Hon John Gilmour QC, Barrister, Quayside Chambers

Choosing seat and governing lawAngelina Gomez, Counsel, Clifford Chance

Issues in constituting tribunal at outset and on enforcementJames Healy, CIArb Australia Vice President and Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers  

Tuesday, 19 March 2019
5.15 pm – 6.15 pm (with networking drinks until 7.15pm)
Federal Court of Australia
Court 1, Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building
1 Victoria Avenue, Perth
Western Australia
By no later than Friday, 15 March 2019
CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro
CIArb Australia
Mob: 0438 337 328

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Supporting Organisations:
Law Council of Australia

As this event is free of charge for CIArb Members and Guests, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited. Please denote in the Special Requirements section of the Registration form if you will be attending in the city other than your usual location.



Justice McKerracker The Hon Justice Neil McKerracher
Judge, Federal Court of Australia
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John Gilmour The Hon John Gilmour QC
Barrister, Quayside Chambers
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Angelina Gomez Angelina Gomez
Counsel, Clifford Chance
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james healy James Healy
CIArb Australia Vice President and Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
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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.