6th World Litigation Forum 2018 Europe (London)

                                                   Agenda                                      

Theme Shaping the Global Litigation Discourse 

                                                                                                Day 1 (12.June.2018)  


8:00 AM to 9:00AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 9:15AM

 Welcome Note

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 1 : Managing Disputes in Growing Markets

  • Christopher Rother- Managing Partner Hausfeld Berlin (Germany) - Moderator
  • Wolf Vun Kumberg – Director American Arbitration Association (United Kingdom)
  • John Lowe - Arbitrator and Mediator Lowe Arbitration (France)
  • Deena Alhilli - Legal Counse Standard Chartered Bank (Bahrain)
  • Tommaso Panico – Legal Director, Colt Technology (United Kingdom)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 AM

Session 2 : Litigation vs. Arbitration (Pros and Cons): Factors to Consider in the choice between Litigation and Arbitration.

  • Katharine Davies – Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP (United Kingdom) - Moderator
  • Abhijit Mukhopadhyay– President (Legal) & General Counsel, Hinduja Group (United Kingdom)              
  • Dr. Thomas Rihm – Managing Partner, Rihm Attorneys at Law (Switzerland)        
  • Michelle I Taylor – Associate General Counsel, The Department of the Air Force General Counsel (United States)            
  • Matthew Sava – Head of Litigation, Reid & Wise LLC (United States)       

12:00 AM - 1:15 PM


Session 3 : Disruptive Technologies and Their Role in the Evolution of Litigation Finance/Funding.

  • John O’Leary- Partner Mason Hayes & Curran (Ireland) - Moderator
  • Nick Rowles Davies - Chancery Capital Chief Executive Officer(United Kingdom)               
  • William Evans - Alexa Capital Advisors LLP CEO (United Kingdom)             
  • Benjamin Knowles - Partner | Clyde & Co LLP (United Kingdom)               
  • Sam Watson – Founder Aidan Capital, United Kingdom (UK)       

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM


Group Photo Session

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Networking Lunch Session 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM 


Session 4 : Managing Increased Regulatory Activity and Litigation Risks.

  • Christia Middleton– Partner, ELIAS NEOCLEOUS & CO LLC (Cyprus) - Moderator
  • Mohammad Mjaid Al Qudah - Chief Legal officer, Abdul Latif Jameel Company (Saudi Arabia)     
  • Celyn Armstrong – Partner Dentons (United Kingdom) 
  • Dimitri Pashov - General Counsel, Consulting & Family Office Company (United Kingdom)            

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

 Afternoon Break

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 5: The future of international arbitration: what changes are on the horizon? 

  • Deena Alhilli- Legal Counse Standard Chartered Bank (Bahrain) - Moderator
  • Success Gilbert – Arbitrator, Dr.Z.Adangor & Co (Nigeria)             
  • Anna Masser – Counsel, Jones Day ( Germany )               
  • Maarten Draye – Counsel, Hanotiau & van den Berg (Belgium)  
  • Sebastiano Nessi - ATTORNEY AT LAW, Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd (Switzerland) 
  • Andrey Panov - Lawyer, Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP Moscow 

 Day 2 (13.June.2018)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Session 6 : BREXIT and changes in Dispute Resolution

  • Rotimi Sanni – Partner Rotimi Sanni & Co. (Nigeria) - Moderator
  • Johannes Koepp – Partner, Baker Botts LLP (United Kingdom)   
  • Daniel levy – Counsel Enyo Law LLP (United Kingdom)   

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 7 : Avoiding and handling disputes in cross-border contracts

  • Liao Yuhui – Partner Luther Law Offices (China) - (Moderator & Speaker)
  • Tony Thiaray – Legal Director, London City Airport (United Kingdom)      
  • Darya Shirokova – Researcher, Queen Mary University of London (France)         
  • Chris Caufield – Partner, Baker Botts (United Kingdom)

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Morning Break

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Session 8 : Antitrust & Competition Litigation fueling Third Party Funding

  • Darya Shirokova- Researcher, Queen Mary University of London (France) - Moderator
  • Mark King - Director of Litigation Funding Harbour Litigation Funding Ltd. (United Kingdom)        
  • Christopher Rother - Managing Partner Hausfeld Berlin (Germany)         
  • Zachery Krug - Senior Investment Officer Woodsford Litigation Funding (United Kingdom)          

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Lunch Break

2:00 PM   - 3:15 PM

Session 9 : Persuasion Strategies for Every Litigator and Negotiator ( ethos, logos, and pathos)

  • Michelle I Taylor- Associate General Counsel, The Department of the Air Force General Counsel (United States) - Moderator
  • Virginia Lombardo – International Legal Counsel, ILCVL (Italy)    
  • Stephen Adshead – General Counsel, Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP (United Kingdom)          

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing Note

Strategic Partners

 

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