AfricArb organizes its first event on the Asian Continent. AfricArb, a group of young legal professionals with a shared interest in Arbitration and Africa and HK45, a group for young arbitration practitioners in Asia and the young arm of HKIAC, one of the world's leading dispute resolution organisations, are pleased to invite you to their Oxford-Style Debate event on Friday 6 September. Join our eminent specialists on this topic!

A light lunch is included.

[This conference will be held in English. Ms Aisha ABDALLAH will be participating by VC from Kenya.]


  • Aisha ABDALLAH (Partner at Anjarwalla & Khanna)

    Aisha ABDALLAH

    Partner at Anjarwalla & Khanna

    Aisha is dual qualified in Kenya and in England & Wales. Aisha heads the disputes department at Anjarwalla & Khanna, covering offices in Nairobi and Mombasa. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on cross border litigation and arbitration, fraud and anti-corruption issues, money laundering and disputes over land, the environment and natural resources. She is the lead author of the Kenyan chapter of the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th editions of the International Arbitration Review.

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  • Jonathan Lim (Senior Associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP)

    Jonathan Lim

    Senior Associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

    Jonathan is a Senior Associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. He has represented governments and private clients in disputes in the energy, financial services, technology and telecommunications sectors under all major arbitration rules (including HKIAC, ICC, LCIA and SIAC. He also sits as arbitrator and has been appointed as both sole and party-appointed arbitrator. Jonathan has also advised international organizations and governments in Africa and Asia on public international law issues and WTO dispute settlement, and assisted with the drafting of legislation in Fiji, Iraq, Papua New Guinea and Somalia. He is part of the team representing Somalia in its WTO accession process.

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  • Gregory Travaini (Registered Foreign Lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills)

    Gregory Travaini

    Registered Foreign Lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills



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About HK45

HK45 is a group for professionals who are under 45 years of age and who are interested in the practice of arbitration. The mission of the group is to promote interest in and knowledge of issues relating to arbitration. HK45 is formed under the auspices of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and is intended to provide opportunities for both professional development and social interaction.

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