RPC at London International Disputes Week 2023

We are delighted to once again be taking part in a number of panel sessions and events during London International Disputes Week (LIDW) 2023. With its theme: 'Adapting to a Changing World', LIDW will provide crucial insights on the business and law of international Dispute Resolution.

Duration: 15 May 2023 - 18 May 2023

Event type: Conference

Our speakers across the week include Tatiana Minaeva, Helen Armstrong, Yuankai Lin, Shai Wade and Christopher Whitehouse. We look forward to welcoming members of the legal community from all over the world to celebrate London's heritage as an international disputes centre and to debate its future. 

Read on for details of the events we will be taking part in and register you place today. 


15 May - Panel session: Russian disputes – the new challenges

Time: 9.00 – 11.00 │ Venue: Allen & Overy │ Register here

In light of geopolitical events, will London remain the place for resolution of disputes through international arbitration between parties from Russia? This session forms part of LIDW's International Arbitration Day.
Tatiana Minaeva from RPC will join the panel alongside Twenty Essex, KS Law, Baker & McKenzie and Kroll.


17 May - Panel session: Alternative Dispute Resolution - how ADR is adapting to deal with complex disputes

Time: 9.00 – 11.00 │ Venue: Greenberg Traurig │ Register here

Resolution of disputes without the time, cost and resources involved in a court trial or tribunal hearing is more important now than it ever has been – particularly those involving technical or factual complexities, or uncertain commercial or operational outcomes. This session will examine how ADR is adapting to deal with these complexities. Helen Armstrong from RPC will join the panel alongside 4 Pump Court, Greenberg Traurig, IPOS Mediation and the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation.


17 May - Panel session: Liability of crypto exchanges in a changing world: the law, developments and trends

Time: 14.00 – 16.00 │ Venue: Osborne Clarke │ Register here

Hosted on behalf of the Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery Network (CFAAR), this panel session will cover (1) the liability of exchanges as a constructive trustee, (2) following vs tracing of crypto into and through exchanges (3) the potential for a Quincecare-type duty to be owed by exchanges (4) claims under s.19 FSMA and (5) what exchanges might do to mitigate risk. Christopher Whitehouse from RPC will join the panel alongside 3VB, Osborne Clarke, 20 Essex and Wilberforce.


18 May - Panel session: Mediation in the litigation process – an international perspective

Time: 15.00 – 16.30 │ Venue: 39 Essex Chambers │ Register here

As the UK slowly moves towards compulsory mediation, the panel will consider the different approaches to mediation under a comparative lens from the perspective of different jurisdictions around the world.

Yuankai Lin from RPC will join the panel alongside Stevens & Bolton, 39 Essex Chambers and Holland & Knight.


18 May - Panel session: Oil & Gas – joint venture disputes

Time: 12.30 – 14.00 │ Venue: RPC │ Register here

This session will look at joint ventures and disputes in the energy sector, including legal developments and broader industry trends such as the oil and gas sector’s response to the short-term increase in demand and the long-term call to transition to cleaner energy. Shai Wade from RPC will join the panel alongside Al Tamimi & Company, One Essex Court and Ankura. 


18 May - Networking drinks reception hosted by the Ministry of Justice's GREAT Legal Services, Africa Legal and RPC

Time: 16.30 – 19.30 │ Venue: RPC │ Register here

The Ministry of Justice's GREAT Legal Services, Africa Legal, RPC, Morrison & Foerster and White & Case drinks reception will mark the launch of an Africa/UK Dispute Resolution Compendium showcasing key trends and opportunities for collaboration between UK and African dispute resolution ecosystems.

Hosts: The UK Ministry of Justice's GREAT Legal Services, Africa Legal, RPC, BCLP, Morrison & Foerster and White & Case

Location: Past event

Stay connected and subscribe to our latest insights and views 

Subscribe Here