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Advocacy In International Arbitration Workshop

29 May 2017

Advocacy In International Arbitration - Questioning Of Fact Witnesses 

Bratislava, 8 June 2017 (5.30pm)

Free of Charge

Venue:  Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o. Pribinova 4, Eurovea Central 1, 7th floor

Transport from/to Vienna:  Participants from Vienna will be picked up from Schoenherr Attorneys at Law, Schottenring 19, 1010 Vienna at 4pm.  Transport back to Vienna will be available at 9pm.

Event description

This event will focus on the questioning of fact witnesses, including in particular cross-examination, in international arbitration as well as explore the differences between civil and common law approaches to witness evidence.

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics.

The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


17:30-17:45       Introductory remarks
Martin Magal, Managing Partner of Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o.
17:45-18:45       Questioning of fact witnesses
Angeline Welsh, Lucia Raimanova and Leon Kopecky
18:45-19:00       Exercise:  Open and closed questions
19:00-19:45       Mock cross-examination and discussion
Angeline Welsh
19:45-21:00       Drinks

Panel members

Angeline Welsh
Matrix Chambers, London
Lucia Raimanova
Allen & Overy, Bratislava
Leon Kopecky
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law, Vienna


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