Transnational Arbitration

1st Riyadh Vis Pre-Moot and Seminar

Riyadh, Saudia Arabia

Past Event

8:00 am to 1:00 pm (AST)

In-Person Event

Prince Sultan University Campus
Saudia Arabia

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Registrar: +1.972.244.3403
ITA: +1.972.244.3414
Fax: +1.972.244.3401


Presented by Young ITA

The inaugural Riyadh Vis Pre-Moot and seminar offers an opportunity to increase understanding of international commercial arbitration, enhance advocacy standards, and encourage the study and application of international commercial law and arbitration in the Middle East.

#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 sponsor, this event is tuition-free and includes refreshments. Please register in advance to help us have an accurate headcount.  This is only an in-person event.


8:00 am (AST) - Welcome

  • Magda Kofluk, Young ITA Middle East Chair
  • Giovanna Micheli, International Disputes Counsel, MD Disputes
  • Fatima Ashri, Trainee Associate, Baker McKenzie

8:15 am (AST) - First Round of Pleadings

10:00 am (AST) - Seminar on Procedural and Substantive Issues of 31st Vis Moot

ModeratorGiovanna Micheli, International Disputes Counsel, MD Disputes


  • Jessica Beess und Chrostin, King & Spalding LLP, London, UK
  • Christian Alberti, Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Professor Loukas Mistelis, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
  • Franco Ferrari, NYU School of Law, New York, New York
  • Stefan Kroll, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany

11:15 am (AST) - Second Round of Pleadings

1:00 pm (AST) - Adjourn

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