Young ICCA Webinar: Emergency Arbitration

28 July 202110:00 - 11:15(CEST)

We are pleased to invite you to attend a webinar on "Emergency Arbitration", to be held on Wednesday 28 July 2021 from 10:00 - 11:15 CEST / 16:00 - 17:15 HKT /18:00 - 19:15 AEST.


The objective of this webinar will be to provide an introduction to the specifics and modalities of emergency arbitration. The webinar will be moderated by Dilber Devitre, Associate at Homburger, and will include presentations by Victoria Khandrimaylo, Counsel at HKIAC, Elizabeth Chan, Associate at Three Crowns, and James Hosking, Founding Partner at Chaffetz Lindsey, followed by a short Question and Answer period.


There will also be an optional Assignment and at the end of the webinar, participants can indicate their interest in the same. Participants who choose to complete the Assignment will have the opportunity to receive a certification and win some exciting prizes involving our panellists! 


Meet Our Speakers

Dilber Devitre

Dilber Devitre is an associate in Homburger’s Litigation and Arbitration teams. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, both commercial and investment. She has acted as counsel in complex and high-value commercial and investment arbitrations, under several institutional arbitration rules.


Dilber is a member of several below-40 arbitration groups. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Young MCIA. She is admitted to practise law in France. She regularly speaks at international conferences and publishes on topics related to arbitration. She is fluent in English, French and Hindi. In 2021, she was named a Rising Star in Arbitration (Switzerland) by the Legal 500. She holds a Masters in Law from the University of Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Diploma in International Business Law from Columbia University and Sciences Po, Paris.


Victoria Khandrimaylo

Victoria Khandrimaylo is Counsel at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). Prior to joining HKIAC, Victoria worked for three years at one of the leading international law firms in Moscow, practicing in the areas of arbitration, corporate and real estate transactions.


Victoria graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the MGIMO-University (Moscow State Institute of International Relations) majoring in private international law and international commercial arbitration. She has also obtained LL.M. degree in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS, Geneva), the joint program of University Geneva and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Victoria is qualified to practice law in Russia. She is fluent in English and Russian and has a good command of Spanish. 


Elizabeth Chan

Lizzie Chan is an Associate at Three Crowns. She specialises in international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration, representing both States and investors. She is currently based in Hong Kong, but has worked in London, New York and New Zealand. She has acted as counsel in arbitrations under different arbitral rules, including ICC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL, with diverse arbitral seats including The Hague, Singapore, London, Geneva and Austria. She is a Solicitor-Advocate in England and Wales, and is admitted in New York and New Zealand.


Lizzie is a Board Member of ArbitralWomen and a member of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge’s Young Practitioners Subcommittee. She hosts the CPR Y-ADR Corporate Counsel Interview Series, where she has interviewed in-house counsel from companies including General Motors, Carlsberg Asia, Bechtel, Airbus and Pfizer. She also teaches the LLM programme at LSE and Queen Mary University of London. She holds an LLM from Yale University and a BA/LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland.


James Hosking

James Hosking has been practicing in the international disputes arena for over 25 years. Prior to co-founding international dispute resolution boutique Chaffetz Lindsey, he was a partner in Clifford Chance’s New York office and previously practiced in New Zealand. James’ practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration, both as counsel and arbitrator.


In addition, James regularly writes, teaches and comments on dispute resolution.  Amongst his recent projects, he was the Co-Chair of the ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings, is Co-Editor of the ICCA Right to a Physical Hearing project, and was involved with reviews of the AAA/ICDR International Rules and those of the Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration. Who’s Who recently recognized James as a Global Elite Thought Leader, one of only twelve such lawyers in North America.

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We look forward to welcoming you to this instalment of the Young ICCA Webinar Series.

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