The debate on party autonomy

Debate

October 16, 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright warmly invites you to attend the Arbitration Debate 2017, where an eminent panel of arbitrators, barristers and private practitioners, will debate and consider the following: 

This house believes party autonomy must prevail to preserve the sanctity of international arbitration.

As an attendee to this interactive debate, you will be invited to cast a poll on your stance, along with a judging panel which includes the esteemed Anselmo Reyes, International Judge, Singapore International Commercial Court; Kim Rooney, Gilt Chambers, international arbitrator and barrister; and Philip Nunn, Norton Rose Fulbright, Consultant.

Norton Rose Fulbright partner Alfred Wu will moderate the arguments made by the following debaters:

  • Jern-Fei Ng, Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, London
  • Robert Pé, Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers
  • Karen Gough, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, and
  • James Rogers, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Programme

17:00 Welcome drinks
17:30 Opening remarks
17:45 Start of debate
19:00 Debate concludes
19:00 Cocktail reception

A cocktail reception will immediately follow the debate, we look forward to having you join us!

Contacts

Camille Jojo

Camille Jojo

Hong Kong
Philip Nunn

Philip Nunn

Hong Kong
Alfred Wu

Alfred Wu

Hong Kong
James Rogers

James Rogers

London