Region: International

Head of HSF Australia practice becomes arbitrator in Singapore

After a career practising as counsel in Russia, central and Eastern Europe and China for various firms, Brenda Horrigan has stepped down from her latest role as head of international arbitration in Australia at Herbert Smith Freehills to become an arbitrator in Singapore.

27 April 2021

Allen & Overy promotes in London and Madrid

Allen & Overy has promoted Sunil Mawkin in London and José Luis Terron in Madrid to counsel in its international arbitration team.

27 April 2021

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Eight new panels have been formed at ICSID in the past four weeks, including first-time appointments for Jordan’s former prime minister Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh and ex-Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler partner Sabina Sacco.

31 March 2021

ICDR revamps arbitration rules

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the international arm of the American Arbitration Association, has updated its arbitration rules – including new provisions on arbitrator impartiality, videoconferencing, handling of awards and third-party funding.

12 March 2021

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes four

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted arbitration practitioners to the partnership in London, Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong.

14 January 2021

New ICSID claims against Canada and Kuwait

Koch Industries, the US conglomerate headed by prominent Republican Party donor Charles Koch, has launched a NAFTA claim against Canada over the cancellation of an emissions trading programme – while a French national has launched a US$493 million ICSID claim against Kuwait relating to the 1MDB scandal.

18 December 2020

New partners at King & Spalding

King & Spalding has promoted Charlene Sun in New York and Andrea Stauber in London to partner in its international arbitration team – after the firm hired three new partners last month.

04 December 2020

International Bar Association (IBA)

27 January 2020

International Arbitration Institute (IAI), Paris

27 January 2020

Association for International Arbitration (AIA), Belgium

27 January 2020

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