Five members of 39 Essex Chambers to attend the IPBA in Manila

Five members of 39 Essex Chambers to attend the IPBA in Manila

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway KC, Marion Smith KC, David Bateson *, Karen Gough Date

Five members of Chambers will be attending this year’s IPBA in Manila, all speaking in panel sessions during the conference.

Alison Foster QC, Susan Rodway QC, Marion Smith QC, David Bateson and Karen Gough will be at the conference, which is taking place between 14th – 16th March in Manila, alongside Chambers’ Director of Asian Business Roderick Noble and Senior Practice Manager Owen Lawrence.

The Inter-Pacific Bar Association is an international association of business and commercial lawyers who live in, or have a strong interest in, the Asia-Pacific Region.

Speaker sessions include:

China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Seeing is believing: The Need for Tailor Made Dispute Resolution Mechanisms – Karen Gough
Faster, Higher, Stronger – and Fairer? The Growing Impact of CAS on International Sport – Susan Rodway QC
The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements – Is It Really A Game Changer? A Debate – Marion Smith QC
One Belt, One Road, One World: Managing Risks in International Construction Contracts – David Bateson
The New Suite of FIDIC Contracts – Good News or Bad? – Karen Gough
Silent Struggles of Single Parents – The Roles of Law, Employers & Societies in Supporting them to Succeed in the Public and Private Lives – Alison Foster QC

See here for the full conference programme.

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