The Art of Arbitration: Role of In-House Counsel

Arbitration has a number of advantages when resolving domestic or international commercial disputes. Are you equipped to play your part in successfully managing the conduct of arbitrations?

Join a panel of leading arbitrators, industry peers and Blakes lawyers for an interactive discussion focusing on the role of in-house counsel in domestic and international arbitrations. The panel will discuss the stages of an arbitration, decisions that need to be made at critical junctures and tips for how you can be proactive to make the process efficient, effective and successful.

Topics:

  • Making the decision to arbitrate
  • Selecting outside counsel
  • Selecting arbitrators
  • Determining arbitration strategy and process
  • Participating in case management conferences and roles at the hearing
  • Organizing internal resources and choosing experts
  • Keeping an eye out for settlement opportunities

Guest Speakers:

  • Christian Leathley, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • David Avren, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Coast Capital Savings
  • Jeffrey Wood, Senior Counsel & Managing Attorney, Commercial, Air Canada

Blakes Speakers:

Agenda:

  • Breakfast and Registration: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Presentations: 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Location:
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, Ontario (Map)

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour and 30 minutes of Substantive content.

 

If you would like more information about this seminar, please contact us by email.

 

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