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London Edition

1-3 July 2024


July 1, 2024
Venue: Squire Patton Boggs

Registration and Welcome Coffee (14:00 to 14:30)


Session 1: (14:30 to 15:30)

Navigating Disputes in Cross-Border Energy Projects


Coffee Break (15:30 to 16:00)


Session 2: (16:00 to 17:00)

Key trends in international arbitration for 2024

Opening Drinks Reception sponsored by Squire Patton Boggs (17:00 onwards)



July 2, 2024
Venue: Morrison Foerster

Registration and Welcome Coffee (14:00 to 14:30)


Session 3: (14:30 to 15:30)

The do’s and don’ts of choosing and using an expert in International Arbitration

Coffee Break (15:30 to 16:00)

Session 4(16:00 to 17:00)

Is the Investor-State Dispute Resolution process fit for purpose?

High Tea sponsored by Morrison Foerster (17:00 onwards)



July 3, 2024
Venue: Debevoise & Plimpton

Registration and Welcome Coffee (14:00 to 14:30)


Session 5: (14:30 to 15:30)

Exploring the New Dynamics of Arbitration: Perspectives and Insights from LCIA

Coffee break (15:30 to 16:00)


Session 6: (16:00 to 17:00)

Fireside Chat with an eminent practitioner

Closing Drinks Reception sponsored by Debevoise & Plimpton (17:00 onwards)

London Steering Committee


Daniel Jacobs

Senior Associate, Covington

Narmdeshwar Singh, former associate at Hogan Lovells arbitration team

Narmdeshwar Singh

International Disputes Lawyer

Annie Pan, Senior Associate at Freshfields London office

Annie Pan

Senior Associate, Freshfields

marija scekic, director and counsel at Squire Patton Boggs arbitration team in London

Marija Šćekić

Director, Squire Patton Boggs

Maanas Jain, Barrister at Paul Hastings London office

Maanas Jain

Barrister, Paul Hastings


Matthew partner and head Linklaters and Kings Counsel
Head of McNair International London. KHAWAR QURESHI KC
Jamie Harrison deputy director general at London Court of International arbitration (LCIA)
CATRIONA Paterson is a partner at Omnia Strategy in London and specialises  in Internation

Matthew Weiniger KC

Partner, Linklaters

Khawar Qureshi KC

Head, McNair International

Jamie Harrison

Deputy Director General, LCIA

Markus Burgstaller

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Catriona Paterson

Partner, Omnia Strategy

James freeman partner at A&O Shearman in London. He is a partner in international arbitrat
amit sibal is a senior advocate in India. 3VB in London
Penny Madden KC partner at Gibson Dunn London office
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Charlie lightfoot partner at Cooley London office. head of arbitration at Cooley London

James Freeman

Partner, A&0 Shearman

Amit Sibal SA


Penny Madden KC

Partner, Gibson Dunn

Manish Aggarwal

Partner, Three Crowns

Charlie Lightfoot

Partner, Cooley

Patricio Grané Labat Partner at Arnold Porter arbitration team
Gavin Chesney Counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton London office
Chiraag Shah Partner at Morrison Forster London
Steven Finizio Partner at WilmerHale London
Maximilian g rockall partner at Squire Patton Boggs

Patricio Grané Labat

Partner, Arnold & Porter

Gavin Chesney

Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton

Chiraag Shah

Partner, Morrison Foerster

Steven Finizio

Partner, WilmerHale

Max Rockall

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Jason Fry KC Heat of arbitration team at Clifford Chance
James Rogers Partner at Jenner & Block London
Andrew Fingerett Director at FRP Advisory
Myfanwy Wood Partner at Ashurst law firm in London

Jason Fry KC

Partner, Clifford Chance

James Rogers

Partner, Jenner & Block

Andrew Fingerett

Director FRP Advisory

Naomi Briercliffe

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Myfanwy Wood

Partner, Ashurst

Andrew Flower HKA
Dharshini Prasad Partner at Willkie
Anthony Way energy expert in London
Sarah Vasani arbitration head at CMS London
Genevieve Poirier Partner Alive in London

Andrew Flower

Partner, HKA

Dharshini Prasad

Partner, Willkie

 Anthony Way

Managing Partner, TWCOG

Sarah Vasani

Partner, CMS

Genevieve Poirier

Partner, LALIVE

Ravi Aswani Barrister 36 Stone Chambers London
Audley Sheppard KC Arbitrator Twenty Essex Court
Professor Sir Bernard Rix

Ravi Aswani 

Barrister, 36 Group

Ana Stanič

Founder, E&A Law

Audley Sheppard KC

Twenty Essex

Sir Bernard Rix

Twenty Essex

Our Happy Sponsors

Partnering With the Best

Debevoise & Plimpton is a sponsor of GDS London edition 2024
FRP Advisory London
Morrison Foerster Law firm also called MoFo
TWCOG energy expert
Squire Patton Boggs London office
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Glimpse - Past editions

Mary Mitsi was a participant of GDS London edition

Conference hosted by Clyde & Co.

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