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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Evening Seminar: The Functions of Arbitral Institutions

1 December 2016

Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Venue: Room 3.1, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London is hosting an evening seminar for the publication of Dr Remy Gerbay’s new book “The Functions of Arbitral Institutions” (Wolters Kluwer). The event will consist of a panel discussion, moderated by Professor Loukas Mistelis. The speakers, Jennifer Kirby (Former Deputy Secretary General of the ICC), Adrian Winstanley OBE (Former LCIA Director General), and Mark Appel (Former Senior Vice President of the AAA/ICDR) will explore the role played by Arbitral Institutions in the proceedings they administer.

This event is kindly sponsored by Enyo Law.


  • 17:30-18:00: Registration
  • 18:00-19:30: Panel Discussion and Questions
  • 19.30: Drinks and Canapés Reception.


  • Professor Loukas Mistelis, Director of the School of International Arbitration, Clive M Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London.


  • Jennifer Kirby, Principal Kirby, Former Deputy Secretary General of the ICC
  • Adrian Winstanley OBE, Independent Arbitrator and Former LCIA Director General
  • Mark Appel, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator and Former Senior Vice President of the AAA/ICDR.


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

This event is open to practitioners and students. To register your interest, please email


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