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24 Oct 2013

Allsop CJ set to lead the way in 12th Annual International Arbitration Lecture

The annual Clayton Utz and University of Sydney International Arbitration Lecture is designed to promote and support the development and study of international arbitration and international dispute resolution in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

This year's 2013 International Arbitration Lecture will be the 12th organised by Clayton Utz in conjunction with the University of Sydney, taking place on Tuesday 29 October 2013 at the Federal Court in Sydney.

This year we are delighted to welcome a very prominent Australian guest speaker, the Honourable Chief Justice James Allsop AO, who will present on the topic "The authority of the arbitrator – its sources, limits, and importance" to an audience filled with international arbitration practitioners, academics and students.

Chief Justice Allsop, who was appointed Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia earlier this year after holding positions as Judge of the Federal Court of Australia and President of the NSW Court of Appeal, has a particular interest in international law. His Honour lectures in international admiralty and maritime law at the University of Sydney and is well known for his delivery of the landmark decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia in Comandate Marine Corp v Pan Australia Shipping Pty Ltd in 2006.

The annual Clayton Utz and University of Sydney International Arbitration Lecture is designed to promote and support the development and study of international arbitration and international dispute resolution in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Now in its twelfth year, the International Arbitration Lecture has become a pinnacle event, attracting attendees from around the globe.

Further information on this event will follow on the International Arbitration Lecture website.

To attend this year's International Arbitration Lecture please contact Danielle Tedder.

The lecture will be live streamed online for colleagues and friends who cannot attend the event.

Event details:

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Time: 6 pm

Venue: Ceremonial Court, Federal Court, Level 21, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney

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