International Arbitration and the Art of Strategy

ciarb federal court seminars

You are  invited to attend the third 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 International Arbitration and the Art of Strategy.

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

Chair:  The Hon Justice John Middleton, Justice of the Federal Court of Australia

Maximising Dispute Resolution ClausesAndrew Battisson, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

The Flexibility of Procedure in International Arbitration  – Andrew Stephenson, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Structuring Investments and the Limits of StatehoodCaroline Swartz-Zern, Senior Associate, Allens Linklaters


Tuesday, 17 September 2019
5.15 pm – 6.15 pm (with networking drinks until 7.15pm)
Federal Court of Australia
Court 8A, Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building
305 William Street, Melbourne
By no later than Friday, 13 September 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.



The Hon Justice John Middleton
Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
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andrew battison
Andrew Battisson

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
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andrew stephenson Andrew Stephenson
Head of Projects, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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caroline swartz-zern Caroline Swartz-Zern
Senior Associate, Allens Linklaters
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The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations:

Sydney (NSW) Court: 18A 5:15pm
 Law Courts Building, Queens Square, 184 Phillip Street, Sydney
Perth (WA) Court: 4 3:15pm
Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 1 Victoria Avenue, Perth
Brisbane (QLD) Court: 2 5:15pm
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Adelaide (SA) Court: 3 4:45pm
Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas Street, Adelaide
Canberra (ACT) Court: 1  5:15 pm
Nigel Bowen Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Childers Street, Canberra
Hobart (TAS) Court: 1 5:15pm
Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building,  39–41 Davey Street, Hobart
Darwin (NT) Court: 9 4:45pm
Supreme Court Building State Square, Darwin


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.