The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, will be leading a delegation of senior members of the Nigerian Judiciary to this year’s Annual London Arbitration Conference organised by Mitchell Simmonds Solicitors. The Conference which holds from Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th August, 2017, will be at the Hilton Canary Wharf, London.
In a release by Mr. Momoh Kadiri of Mitchell Simmonds Solicitors, he stated that the Conference shall focus on amongst other topics, Introduction to International Arbitration, Introduction to English Arbitration Law and Practice, Consideration of the Widely Used Procedural Rules and Guides in International Arbitration- ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, IBA etc, Latest Developments in England involving International Arbitration Cases, Recent Appeal Cases arising from Arbitration Awards, David v Goliath: Winning Strategies in International Arbitration, Registration and Enforcement of an Arbitral Award as Judgement of the English Court– some Practical Tips for Successful Settlement and Ethics in Arbitration: Fraud, Bias and Conflict of Interest.
The Special Guest Speaker at this year’s Conference, is Daniella Horton, Honorary Secretary of the Maritime Arbitrators Association. It is on record, that the 2014 Conference, had the then CJN Hon Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, GCON, leading the Nigerian delegation.
According to Momoh Kadiri, target Conferees include members of the judiciary, legal practitioners, in-house counsel, government executives, legal advisers, practicing arbitrators, business executives and persons with interest in arbitration/dispute resolution. The conference which would afford participants the opportunity to earn maximum Continuous Legal Education points, will also provide delegates with a platform for sharing of experiences on the international arbitral processes
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