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Roebuck Lecture

The Roebuck Lecture takes place each summer in the UK and is one of the highlights of CIArb's events calendar. 

Roebuck Lecture - Improving arbitration: responsibilities and rights

“Arbitration law is nothing more than procedural machinery, with an elegant overlay of juristic values and procedural aspiration,” stated Professor Neil Andrews to a packed audience at CIArb's Annual Roebuck Lecture
2 June 2017 | News

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Roebuck Lecture 2017 Gallery

View a selection of images from the event held at CIArb HQ in London on 1 June 2017.

Professor Derek Roebuck applauding. Professor Nayla Comair-Obeid, current CIArb President introducing the Roebuck Lecture 2017 speaker Delegates network at the Roebuck Lecture The audience at the Roebuck Lecture 2017 CIArb London Branch Chair Irvinder Bakshi; Neil Andrews; Professor Dr Nayla Comair Obeid CIArb President Professor Dr Nayla Comair Obeid in discussion at the Roebuck Lecture drinks reception Guests networking at the Roebuck Lecture drinks reception CIArb staff and guests at the Roebuck Lecture drinks reception The CIArb President and Professor Neil Andrews at the drinks reception Professor Neil Andrews giving the Lecture Professor Neil Andrews at the podium

Professor Derek Roebuck

About the Roebuck Lecture

This annual event is named in honour of Professor Derek Roebuck MCIArb.  Professor Roebuck is Senior Associate Research Fellow with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London.

Derek is a former editor of the CIArb Journal and has published 50 books, some as part author or editor, on law, legal history and language.