14.00 – 15.15 Session 3
The dominance of arbitration within international commercial disputes
Chair: The Hon. Mr Justice David Barniville, Dedicated Arbitration Judge, High Court, Ireland
David was appointed a judge of the High Court of Ireland in December 2017. He is currently assigned to the Commercial Division of that Court and in June 2018 he was appointed as the Arbitration Judge in the High Court. In July 2018 he became a member of Ireland’s National Group on the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.
Professor Doug Jones AO, Atkin Chambers, London, Toronto, and Sydney
Doug is a leading independent international commercial and investor-state arbitrator. His expert matters include infrastructure, energy, commodities, commercial and joint venture, and investor-state disputes spanning over 30 jurisdictions. He has extensive experience under ICC, LCIA, AAA, ICDR, ACICA, SIAC, DIAC, EDF Arbitration and Conciliation Rules, ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules, in disputes of values exceeding billions of US dollars.
David Kavanagh QC, Skadden, (London), UK
David is European co-head of the International Litigation and Arbitration Group at Skadden. Based in London, he focuses on complex international arbitration and cross-border litigation. Mr Kavanagh was part of the group named International Arbitration Team of the Year at the 2017 Legal Business Awards and named among Law360’s 2016 Practice Groups of the Year for international arbitration.
Constantine Partasides QC, Three Crowns, (London), U.K.
Constantine is a founding partner of Three Crowns LLP and is based in the firm’s London office. He has been named in Who’s Who’s top 20 individuals in the world of arbitration since 2011, is a co-author of Redfern & Hunter on International Arbitration, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.