Navigating Arbitration Careers: Real Stories, Tips, and Paths to Success
Presented by Young ITA
Co-sponsored by Baker McKenzie
The event will feauture a panel discussion with a diverse group of seasoned arbitration professionals sharing their unique career journeys. Valuable insights, tips, and diverse perspectives on excelling in the field will be offered followed by a Q&A session.
#YoungITATalks is a series of local events presented around the world, featuring talks, workshops or interviews that cover a wide range of subjects relating to arbitration. The #YoungITATalks series is designed for education, conversation and sharing knowledge and experiences among young practitioners.
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, this event is tuition-free and includes refreshments. Please register in advance to help us have an accurate headcount. Please only register if you intend to attend in person.
Schedule and Faculty
6:00-6:05 pm - Registration
6:05–6:10 pm - Welcome
- Magda Kofluk, Managing Associate, Stephenson Harwood Middle East (Dubai, UAE), Young ITA Middle East Chair
6:10–6:50 pm - Panel discussion: Navigating Arbitration Careers: Real Stories, Tips, and Paths to Success
Moderator: Magda Kofluk, Managing Associate, Stephenson Harwood Middle East (Dubai, UAE), Young ITA Middle East Chair
- Luka Kristovic-Blazevic (Head of ME Arbitration at Baker McKenzie)
- Samantha Martin (Associate at Stephenson Harwood)
- Kiyashni Kollapen (Senior Consultant at Robert Walters)
- Sadaff Habib (Independent Arbitrator, Founder of Equanimity Arbitration)
- Fakhruddin Valika, Deputy Counsel at the ICC International Court of Arbitration
6:50–7:00 pm - Q&A Session
7:00-7:30 pm - Networking
7:30 pm - Adjourn
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