|5.00 – 5.30pm||Registrations and Standing Buffet Reception|
|5.30 – 5.45pm||
Opening Address by PresidentMr. Dinesh Dhillon - Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP; President, SIArb
|5.45 – 7.00pm||
ARBITRAL GROUNDHOG DAY: THE PROBLEM OF REPEAT CLAIMS AND ISSUES IN ARBITRATIONMr. Toby Landau QC - Advocate, Barrister, Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice)
|7.00 – 7.15pm||Q&A Session|
|7.15 – 8.30pm||Networking Drinks|
About the Speakers:
Mr. Toby Landau QC is a barrister, advocate and arbitrator, and a member of the Bars of England & Wales, Singapore, New York, the BVI and Northern Ireland, and registered in the DIFC.
As Counsel, in addition to a broad commercial and international practice, he has argued hundreds of major international commercial, investor-State and inter-state arbitrations, as well as many ground-breaking arbitration and public international law cases in the Courts of England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Pakistan and the Caribbean including, (e.g., Dallah v Pakistan; Jivraj v Hashwani; Ust-Kamenogorsk v AES and IPCO v NNPC before the UK Supreme Court; Janah v Benkharbouche before the English Court of Appeal; First Media v Astro in the Courts of Singapore and Hong Kong; and Hubco in the Pakistan Supreme Court). Since April 2012, he has served on the Panel of Advisers to the Attorney-General of Singapore. As Arbitrator, he has extensive experience sitting as Chairman, Co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in commercial and investor-State disputes under most of the world’s leading ad hoc and institutional rules. He is Visiting Professor at Kings College London; Court Member of the LCIA and the SIAC; Fellow of the CIArb and Chartered Arbitrator; UK delegate to the UNCITRAL Working Group on Arbitration (1994-2013); and a draftsman of the English Arbitration Act 1996; the Pakistan Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Ordinance, 2006; the Mauritius International Arbitration Act 2008, as well as many institutional rules. He holds a first-class law degree and a first class BCL from Oxford University (Eldon Scholar), and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (Kennedy Scholar).
About the Chairperson:
Mr. Dinesh Dhillon practises international arbitration and litigation. He has acted as lead counsel in international arbitration for global multinational corporations in the telecommunications, airline, hotel, commodities, construction, manufacturing and projects industries. Apart from corporates, he has also represented sovereign states in international arbitration cases. He has represented clients in landmark cases before the Singapore courts relating to jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals, challenges to arbitration awards and attempts to resist enforcement of foreign arbitration awards. Dinesh has represented multinational companies in cases before the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal relating to banking, corporate, employment, entertainment, insurance, property and shareholder disputes. He has also acted for statutory boards in judicial review cases.
Dinesh was called to the Singapore Bar in 1995. In 2004, he obtained the Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the National University of Singapore. He is recommended for his expertise in international arbitration and commercial litigation in leading publications, such as Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific where he has been described as “outstanding”, a “well respected litigator” and “strong on strategy and case management”.
He is the President of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Chair of the International Bar Association’s Newsletter Committee for the Asia Pacific and Honorary Treasurer of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Services Office.
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REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE: 21 March 2019
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