International Arbitrator, Counsel, Consultant

Presentations

Speeches on international arbitration.

 

  • Speaker: “Reducing our environmental footprint in international arbitration”, ICC Arbitration Conference, London, November 2019

  • Key note speaker: “International Arbitration: Exploring Synergies Across Jurisdictions” , Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Conference, Edinburgh, October 2019

  • Moderator: “Large Infrastructure Disputes”, AIPN and ICDR Oil and Gas Conference, Houston, October 2019

  • Speaker: “Women in Arbitration and International Law”, Vienna, October 2019

  • Moderator: “Best practice in international arbitration: towards transparency, efficiency, and legitimacy”, CDR Conference, London, October 2019

  • Speaker, “Climate Change and Diversity”, Bucharest International Arbitration Day, June 2019

  • Panelist: “Through the looking glass - Finding the balance between transparency and confidentiality in international arbitration”, London International Disputes Week, London, May 2019

  • Speaker: “ Technology: Issues in International Commercial Arbitration”, London International Disputes Week, London, May 2019

  • Expert: “All Party Parliamentary Group Discussion – Challenges and Opportunities for London as an International Disputes Hub”, Houses of Parliament, London, April 2019.

  • Panelist: “Parallel Proceedings in International Arbitration”, New York, April 2019

  • Moderator: “Combating or Embracing Codification and Soft Law: Predictability vs Flexibility” The Future of International Arbitration Conference, London, March 2019

  • Key note speaker: “Why I don’t have a boiling tap: the effect of social conditioning on careers in the law”, International Women’s Day Lecture, London, March 2019

  • Panelist: “ADR: What’s Coming Down The Tracks?” CIArb 50th Annual Conference, Dublin, March 2019

  • Panelist: “Diversity and ADR” Society of Construction Lawyers and CIArb meeting, Reading, March 2019

  • Key note speaker “Arbitration: It’s really not that bad”, YCP/ICC Canada Conference, Ottawa, November 2018

  • Panelist: “The Art of Persuasion in International Arbitration”, Atlanta, November 2018

  • Key note speaker; Global YMG Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Conference, Dublin, November 2018

  • Panelist: “Hot Topics in International Arbitration from the Arbitrators’ Perspective”, Hogan Lovells Dialogues, London, October 2018

  • Panelist: ICC Conference on Diversification and Globalisation, London, September 2018

  • Moderator, GAR Live Istanbul, June 2018

  • Speaker: ITA-ASIL Conference on Diversity and Inclusion, Washington DC, April 2018

  • Speaker: “Adversarial and Inquisitorial Techniques in International Arbitration”, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Conference, Paris, December 2017

  • Speaker: "The Under-representation of Women in International Arbitration", November 2017

  • Speaker: "Making Arbitration Great Again" GAR Live New York, New York, September 2017

  • Speaker: "Emergency Applications in International Arbitration", New York, August 2017

  • Co-Chair: 2017 Energy Arbitration Conference, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Houston, April 2017

  • Moderator: "Korean Arbitration Night: Discussion of the Korean Arbitration Act and new Korean Commercial Arbitration Board Rules", Hong Kong, March 2017

  • Panelist: "Cross Examination in International Arbitration" CPR Annual Meeting, Miami, March 2017

  • Lecturer: "Challenge and Enforcement in International Arbitration" University of Houston, November 2016

  • Lecturer: "Drafting Arbitration Awards" Pace University, Live Webcast, November 2016

  • Panelist: "Should Arbitrators Disclose their preferences regarding the organization and the conduct of the procedure" 14th ICC Miami Conference, Miami, November 2016

  • Faculty: "Advanced Route to Fellowship" Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Las Vegas, December 2011, British Virgin Islands, December 2012, Houston, January 2013, Trinidad and Tobago, April 2013, New York, October 2013, Denver September 2014, Washington DC July 2015, Houston May 2016, Chicago, August 2016, San Antonio May 2017, Toronto September 2018, Houston January 2019

  • Chair, opening session: "Improving the Role of Women in Dispute Resolution: Evolution or Revolution?" UNESCO International Arbitration Conference, Paris, March 2016

  • Moderator: "Promoting & supporting female practitioners in international arbitration to more senior positions" ICC VII International Arbitration Congress, Costa Rica, March 2016

  • Moderator: "Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration" ICDR International Arbitration Conference Miami January 2016

  • Speaker: "Effective Management of International Disputes" Energy Academy, Houston, November 2015

  • Speaker: "Witness Examination in International Arbitration" Young ICCA Conference, Houston, June 2015

  • Moderator :"Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses: Practices and Trends" ICDR Miami International Arbitration Conference, January 2015

  • Speaker: "Ethics in Advocacy in International Arbitration" University of Houston Law Center Training Program, November 2014

  • Co-Lead Instructor, Houston Maritime Association Annual Arbitrators Training Program, Houston, November 2014

  • Chair: "Addressing the Internal Challenges That Affect Diversity In International Disputes" Panel Discussion, International Law Association Weekend, New York, October 2014

  • Speaker: "Challenges Based on Gender, Race, Sexual Orientation, and Ethnicity" American Bar Association Annual Spring Conference, Miami, April 2014

  • Speaker: "English Law for the American Lawyer" Second Annual Nuts & Bolts of International Law, Houston, March, 2014

  • Panelist: "How Gender Diversity In Arbitrator Selection Enhances The Process" New York State Bar Association Conference, New York, October 2012

  • Moderator: "Which is the most beneficial arbitrator appointment methodology" 10th Annual Miami International Arbitration Conference, September 2012

  • Moderator: "Whether the advocate's role in the arbitration proceeding should be defined by an independent ethical code or framework" 10th Annual Miami International Arbitration Conference, September 2012

  • OGEMID list serv guest editor: "Gender Diversity in International Arbitration" June 2012

  • Panelist: "Navigating Tricky Evidentiary Issues Whilst Maintaining Party Equality" ITA Workshop, Dallas, June 2012

  • Presentation to the Houston International Arbitration Club: "Does Bifurcation Really Promote Efficiency?" Houston, November 2011

  • Presentation on International Law, Texas Tech University Law School, Houston, September 2011

  • Co-lead instructor at the Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association Arbitrator Training Course, Houston, September 2010

  • Speaker: "Advocacy in International Arbitration: the English perspective" Young Arbitrators Forum – ICC/FIDIC Conference, Houston, June 2008

  • Speaker: "Binding Dispute Resolution: National Courts or Arbitration?" In-house Counsel Conference, London, September 2006