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This is the first-ever Middle East Regional Meeting of AIJA - the International Association of Young Lawyers, the leading international organisation for legal professionals under the age of 45. Join us on Monday 13 November!
The event will be held at, and with the support of, the DIFC Academy.
Address: Dubai International Financial Centre, The Gate Village, Gate Village 02, P. O. Box 74777 Dubai, UAE
The Meeting will start with a light lunch, followed by two academic sessions. The first session will focus on the future of international commercial arbitration. The second session will focus on navigating civil law and common law systems in an increasingly interconnected world.
Thanks to our sponsors and their support, the event will be free of charge.
Lunch at DIFC Academy
- Patric McGonigal, Global Advocacy, United Arab Emirates
- Pinky Anand, Supreme Court of India, India
- Nesreen Osman, Pinsent Masons and Board Member of ArbitralWomen, United Arab Emirates
- Fatima Balfaqeeh C Arb, Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration, United Arab Emirates
- Akash Srivastava, Dubai International Arbitration Centre, United Arab Emirates
Coffee break at DIFC Academy
- Hari Krishna, Nimble Legal, United Arab Emirates
- Mohammad Hwaidi, University of Birmingham Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates
- Zarghona Fazal, Hadef & Partners, United Arab Emirates
- Nadim Jisr, Thomson Reuters, United Arab Emirates
- Katherine Nixon, DIFC Authority, United Arab Emirates
Fees & General InfoThere are currently no registration fees available.
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