E.Africa International Arbitration Conference 2023

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The 10TH edition of the East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC@10) will take place on the 23-25August 2023 at Hotel Verde in Zanzibar. The conference will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in international arbitration for a program designed for Government officials, legal academics and private practitioners, it will provide an unparalleled opportunity for Arbitration practitioners in Africa and beyond to meet and interact with peers and leaders of International Arbitration bringing together members of Arbitration community from Africa and beyond. The conference will take stock of Arbitration Practice in the region whilst charting the way forward in the development of the practice.

EAIAC @ 10 is supported by the regional law societies, Arbitral centres and co-hosted in partnership with Zanzibar Law Society and the Tanganyika Law society.

Duncan Bagshaw
Partner, Howard Kennedy, UK
Senator Sylvia Kasanga
Arbitrator, Kenya
Nikhil Desai
Director, JMiles & Co, Kenya
Ron Chari
Team Leader, Africa Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA), The World Bank
Matthew Harley
Senior Associate, Reed Smith, UAE
Patrick Taylor
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, United Kingdom
Emma Tormey
Managing Associate, Addleshaw Goddard, UAE
Arthur Ma
Partner, DaHuiLawyers, China
Jean-Remi de Maistre
CEO & Co-Founder, Jus Mundi, France
Thierry Gakuba Ngoga
Managing Partner, Legal Line Partners, Rwanda
Tochukwu Anaenugwu
Senior Associate, Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria
Leah Njoroge
Legal Counsel, ICSD, USA
Madeline Kimei
President, Tanzania Institute of Arbitrators (TIArb), Tanzania
Dr. Fauz Twaib
Partner, REX Attorneys, Tanzania
Godwin Omoaka SAN
Partner, Templars Law, Nigeria
Prof. Edward G. Hosea
Managing Partner, Hoseah & Co. Advocates, Tanzania
Erhi Obebeduo
Group Counsel, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Nigeria
Joel Lambert
Head of Legal, The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited, Mauritius
Aisha Shuaib
Manager, Corporate Law, LGL, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Nigeria
Peter Muliisa
Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, Uganda National Oil Company,Uganda
Achilles Ngwanza
Managing Partner, Jus Africa, France
Jacqueline Waihenya
Chairperson, CIArb Kenya
Nada Amer
General Counsel, Unilever Mashreq, Egypt
Henry Pannell
Managing Partner, FTI Consulting, UK
Robert Wheal
Partner, White & Case, United Kingdom
Njeri Kariuki
Accreditor Arbitrator, NKA-Law, Kenya
Hon. Khamis Ramadhan Abdalla
Chief Justice, Zanzibar
Hon. Dr Mwinyi Talib Haji
Attorney General Zanzibar
Nania Owusu-Ankomah
Partner, Bentsi-Enchill,Letsa & Ankomah, Ghana
Dr. Wilfred Mutubwa
Former Chairperson, CIArb Kenya
Dr. Julius Clement Mashamba
Senior Lecturer, Law School of Tanzania
Dr. Ismail Selim
Director, CRCICA, Egypt
Teniola Onabanjo
Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings
Jane Davies Evans
Barrister, Arbitrator, 3 Verulam Buildings
Charles E. Woode
Chief Administrative Law Judge, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Slim Abdallah
Slim Abdallah, Managing Partner, Sepia Attorney & Associates, Tanzania
Erin Cronje
Senior Associate, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Netherlands
Tecle Hagos Bahta
Senior Lecturer, University of Botswana, Ethiopia
Alexis Merle
Register, The Mediation and Arbitration Center (MARC), Mauritius
Abimbola Akeredolu, SAN
Chairman, Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC).
Jackwell Feris
Director, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. , South Africa
Victor Mugabe
Secretary General, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC), Rwanda
Saffia El Tayeb
Paralegal, Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants, UAE
Sir William Blair
Judge, Arbitrator & Member (IADRU) 3VB, United Kingdom
Leyou Tameru
Founder, I-Arb Africa, Ethiopia
Elodie Dulac
Partner, King & Spalding LLC, Singapore
Wairimu Karanja
Partner and Chief Legal Officer, Persistent Energy Capital LLC
Kamal Shah
Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP, United Kingdom
Agnes Gitau
Coordinator, International Advisory and Disputes Unit (IADRU)& EAA, United Kingdom
Dr. Bernd Ehle
Partner, LALIVE, Switzerland
Jide Adesokan
Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP, United Kingdom
Lawrence Muiruri Ngugi
Registrar/CEO, Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration, Kenya
Noella Lubano
Partner Oraro & Company Advocates Kenya
Olivia Matovu
Partner Ligomarc Advocates Uganda
Prof. Githu Muigai
Senior Partner, Mohammed Muigai LLP, Kenya
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