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Last Updated: 18 December 2012

London directory accolades

Our arbitration group in London has been recommended in the latest UK editions of the leading legal directories, with Chambers and Partners UK 2013 describing the team as "very cohesive" and "commercially focused".

International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration 2013

We now have five representatives in this important publication. They are Pierre Bienvenu and Martin Valasek in Canada; Patricia Nacimiento in Germany; Guy Spooner in Singapore; and Elisabeth Eljuri in Venezuela.

Misbehaving Counsel: Taking the hammer on counsel ethics

Elisabeth Eljuri spoke at the ICC Miami conference focused on Latin America in November 2012 on the subject of arbitrators' authority to deal with counsel misconduct.

Lord Mayor of the City of London delegation to India

Sherina Petit was part of the delegation accompanying the Lord Mayor of London on his official visit to India. She was a panel speaker at the Law Society's seminar in Delhi on "Unlocking disputes: common challenges, approaches and opportunities in India & the UK".

Enforcing arbitration awards

Sherina Petit was a panel speaker at the Helsinki International Arbitration Day on "Post Award Hazards – Challenges to the Arbitral Award and its Enforcement" in October. This event was organised by the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce.

Using ADR in PPP in the Philippines

Guy Spooner presented on "Dispute resolution in PPP – international perspective" in November at the International Conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Manila.

GAR Live Americas Conference

Pierre Bienvenu participated in a live debate in New York City on the subject of the Americanization of international arbitration. He spoke in favour of the motion "This house believes that international arbitration has become too Americanized".

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