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Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop in Nairobi, 27 August 2019





Impetus Law in collaboration with the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration has organised a skills training workshop on the basics of Investment Arbitration.


Date: 27 August 2019 Time: 14:00 - 18:00 Venue: Laico Regency Hotel, Uhuru Hwy, Nairobi, Kenya


The theme of the workshop is the Basics of International Arbitration, focusing on two topics: “Initiating Arbitral Proceedings: How and Where to Start” and “Arbitration under Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Case Study of the Cortec Mining Kenya Limited & Others v. Republic of Kenya”. The first topic will be addressed by a panel consisting of one arbitration practitioner and one arbitrator, who will discuss this topic from their different perspectives. The second topic will feature two investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) experts who will give a theoretical background on this topic as well as discuss key issues concerning the Cortec Mining case. They will also touch on the public policy aspects of ISDS.

The faculty members include:


Mr. Nikhil Desai, JMiles & CoMs. Njeri Kariuki, Njeri Kariuki Advocate, ICC Court Arbitrator

Ms. Pauline Mcharo, Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice

Mr. Imende Geoffrey, Mohammed Muigai LLP

Dr. Willy Mutunga,SC, EGH, Retired Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya


The workshop is sponsored by Mohammed Muigai LLP.


Our Managing Partner Lee Mutunga will be moderating the session and providing reading materials on the topics of discussion.


To apply, please send a short e-mail in English with the subject line “Young ICCA Workshop in Nairobi”, stating your interest along with your CV, to nairobi2019@youngicca.org. Click the following link for more information on the website YICCA Arbitration.



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