Young Members Groups of the CIArb London Branch and the East Asia Branch held a webinar on careers in arbitration in different jurisdictions.
Posted 07th Oct, 2022
Roadmap to qualifying and working in different jurisdictions
On 29 September 2022, the Young Members Groups of the CIArb London Branch and the East Asia Branch hosted a webinar on careers in arbitration in different jurisdictions. The panel of speakers comprised Jennifer Wu, Mathew Briggs, Mark McMahon and Elizabeth Montpetit. Robert Price moderated the discussion.
The panel shared their experiences with moving to new jurisdictions and practising international arbitration in different parts of the world. The speakers discussed the pros and cons of qualifying in more than one jurisdiction, the usefulness of language skills, and the importance of mentoring and networking. Following a lively discussion, the panellists gave their top tips and recommendations for pursuing a career in international arbitration.
About the London Branch YMG
The London Branch YMG is for members of the London Branch (dispute resolution practitioners and students) who are below the age of 40. It offers a variety of events including seminars, social events, and workshops delivered by distinguished practitioners, and it works with other CIArb YMGs throughout the world.
The current YMG Representatives are Elizabeth Montpetit, Robert Price and Mark McMahon.