Event: Jurisdictional challenges in international commercial arbitration

2 February 2018

You are invited to attend the first event in 2018 of the International Arbitration Series, a joint initiative of the CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia. To be held in Melbourne, the seminar will be broadcast across Australia via the FCA court network.

Chaired by The Hon Justice Tony Pagone, the event will commence with CIArb Australia President, Caroline Kenny QC delivering welcome remarks before a distinguished panel will discuss various topics on Jurisdictional challenges in international commercial arbitration. This will be followed by a Q & A session chaired by Justice Pagone. Drinks and canapés will be served at the conclusion of proceedings (in Melbourne only).

  • Typical jurisdictional objections - Nick Longley, Partner, HFW
  • How arbitral tribunals deal with jurisdictional objections in practice - to bifurcate or not, and court review of jurisdictional objections pre award - Albert Monichino QC, CIArb Australia Immediate Past President
  • Challenges to jurisdiction at the award enforcement stage (including applications to set aside) - Bronwyn Lincoln, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Time: 5.15 pm – 6.15 pm (with networking drinks in Melbourne until 7.15 pm)

Court 8A
Federal Court of Australia
Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building,
305 William St, Melbourne

By no later than Friday, 23 February 2018

CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro, CEO, CIArb Australia
Mob: 0438 337 328 ; info@ciarb.net.au

The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations:

CityCourt roomTime
Sydney (NSW)Court: 18B5:15pm
Law Courts Building Queens Square, Sydney
Perth (WA)Court: 42:15pm
Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building 1, Victoria Avenue, Perth
Brisbane (QLD) Court: 24:15pm
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Adelaide (SA)Court: 34:45pm
Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas St, Adelaide
Canberra (ACT)Court: 15:15pm
Nigel Bowen Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Childers Street, Canberra
Hobart (TAS)Court: 15:15pm
Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Level 2, 39–41 Davey Street, Hobart

As this event is free of charge for CIArb Members and Guests, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited. Please denote in the Special Requirements section of the Registration form if you will be attending in the city other than your usual location. Please also note, on this occasion, Darwin FCA will be not be participating.

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