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ICC YAF: Smooth cooperation & enforceable measures

Tips on effective arbitration for young practitioners

In the first panel, young practitioners with diverse backgrounds including in-house counsels will discuss and debate the question of how to ensure smooth cooperation between in-house counsel and external lawyers. They will share their tips and tricks and offer advice to other young practitioners.

The second panel will address the issue of preliminary and interim measures in international arbitration. It will, amongst others, address how to obtain enforceable preliminary or interim measure, how todetermine the relevant authority and also how to avoid any hitches.


16:30 - 17:00 - Registration

17:00 - 17:15 - Welcome Remarks

17:15 - 18:00 - Panel I: Cooperation between in-house counsel and external counsels


                           Martin Svatoš
                           Arbitrator and meditor
                           Prague, Czech Republic


                           Lucie Ivančová
                           Senior International Legal Advisor, TNT/FedEx
                           Prague, Czech Republic

                           Miranda Mako
                           Legal Counsel, Mondi Group
                           Vienna, Austria

18:00 - 18:15 - Questions & Answers

18:15 - 18:30 - Networking break

18:30 - 19:15 - Panel II: Preliminary and interim measures in international arbitration


                           Eliška Miklíková
                           Senior Associate, Eversheds Sutherland Dvořák Hager
                           Prague, Czech Republic


                           Johanna Henschel
                           Associate, Walder Wyss AG
                           Zurich, Switzerland

                           Zdeněk Kučera
                           Head of Prague´s Dispute Resolution and TMT Practice, Kinstellar
                           Prague, Czech Republic

                           Jan Ortgies
                           Legal Adviser, H. E. Judge Bruno Simma, Iran-United States Tribunal
                           The Hague, The Netherlands

19:15 - 19:30 - Questions & Answers

19:30 - 19:45 - Closing Remarks

19:30 - 21:00 - Drinks reception and networking

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.

Date and Venue

Date: 20 June 2019 | 17:00 – 21:00
Venue: Eversheds Sutherland Dvořák Hager, Pobřežní 394/12, Prague 8


Please register via email sent to Michaela Růtová ( This event is free of charge, however prior registration is required.