Open to law students from around the world, competitors will be assessed on their skills as client representatives AND as mediators, with two days training at the beginnning of the competition with very experienced mediators this exciting new competition will give students a new insight into the practice and disciplines of mediation.
Held in New Zealand's capital, Wellington, from 23 - 25 July, 2015, and with the theme, " New Horizons", the conference promises a stimulating three days, with an add-on seminar on rural matters at the start of conference and a seminar with Dr John Sturrock QC the day after conference ends.
In collaboration with the Taiwan Bar Association, HKIAC will present a half-day workshop to walk you through some of the most common issues in relation to arbitration in East Asia. We will be joined by a team of international and local dispute resolution experts who will tool you up with the necessary skills and techniques to manage arbitrations, emergency arbitrator procedures, and enforcement proceedings in East Asia.
This CPD talk will be a heartfelt sharing of Ms Chih's experience in negotiation/mediation. It is suitable for all legal practitioners, mediators, businessmen, executives/administrators who have to engage in business or legal negotiation/mediation to attend.
Register now for the Law Society of England and Wales' annual International Marketplace conference on 1 July in London. The international legal services market is forecast to be worth £450bn in 2015 with ever increasing opportunities for law firms of all shapes, sizes and locations, from the biggest corporates to high street practitioners to firms outside the traditional legal hubs.Read more
C5’s unrivalled reputation in Civil Fraud events, Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Asia will bring together the leading lawyers, regulatory experts and forensic accountants for this networking and learning event.
10% discount to The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre members when you use booking code “HKIAC10”Read more
What are the differences between civil and common law? How do they impact arbitration proceedings? Why is Hong Kong a predestined seat for parties from civil law and common law backgrounds alike?Read more
Join over 200 senior in-house professionals and hear from our Chairwoman Gill Meller, Legal Director and Secretary of MTR Corporation and a line-up of top specialists from Yihaodian, AIG, ACE and more, who will share their expertise and knowledge on the most important legal developments in the region. To find out more details and to view the programme please visit: www.ccf-hongkong.comRead more
Consequent to the Civil Justice Reform launched in April 2009, the use of mediation had been further extended to cover all civil cases in High Court and District Court. Ms Lam was appointed to the current role with the key responsibility of executing the reform through the establishment of the Mediation Information Office in the Judiciary.Read more
In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in how parties and counsel conduct themselves in international arbitration. Powerful voices have warned that if the arbitration community does not effectively regulate itself then regulation will be imposed. Responses to this challenge have included explicit provisions in the LCIA Arbitration Rules, guidelines promulgated by the International Bar Association, proposals for a global ethics tribunal, admonitions to behave more responsibly—and vocal opposition to doing anything at all.Read more
Following the previous success since 2011, the next SmartHK will be held in Jinan in May 2015 to connect Hong Kong’s service providers with potential clients in Northern China region, including the manufacturing and retail sectors. The event also offers an invaluable opportunity to grasp first-hand information of the mainland market and expand business networks. For details, please visit http://www.hktdc.com/fair/smarthkjn-en/SmartHK--Jinan.html.Read more
The Asia-Pacific In-house Counsel Summit is the region’s leading event for corporate and bankers’ counsel. Entering its 12th year, the summit is returning on May 27 at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel to address the latest challenges facing in-house counsel lawyers in the market today.Read more
Key practitioners from Latin America will share their experiences and give their advice to the uninitiated on a region that is hugely diverse and at times unpredictable. From the “must knows” to the “must not’s”, learn more about what to welcome and what to fear when resolving disputes with parties from the region.Read more
Judge Luo Dongchuan, The Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China, The Fourth Civil Court
Judge Shen Hongyu, The Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China, The Fourth Civil CourtRead more
In collaboration with ICCA, HKIAC is pleased to present the 2015 HK Summit. The HK Summit aims to grapple with the existing systems for dispute resolution and push the boundaries of what is possible. Through intimate dialogue and high-level discussion, the thought leaders in the industry will bring to the table ideas which challenge the infrastructure and propose sustainable mechanisms for improving the processes of disputes of dispute resolution. Read more
Following the Government’s recent push to establish Hong Kong as an IP trading hub, and a centre for related dispute resolution, the HK Mediation Council is pleased to host a talk on the use of mediation in the context of IP disputes.Read more