To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, the CIArb invites you to join us for an evening of talk and networking. Kindly hosted by Pinsent Masons LLP, conversations surrounding challenges women in law/ADR face, will be followed by a drinks reception.
17:45 - Registration and refreshments 18:30 - Welcome address, by Marion Smith QC 18:45 - International Women’s Day Lecture: “Why I don’t have a boiling tap – the effect of social conditioning on careers in the law” by Lucy Greenwood C.Arb 19:25 - Q&A session 19:35 - Closing remarks followed by drinks reception
*Please note that this programme is subject to change.
Lucy Greenwood is an independent international arbitrator specializing in commercial and investment disputes. She has over 20 years of experience in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in a wealth of different industries and has acted as counsel or arbitrator in more than 60 arbitrations. She is highly regarded for her prompt, efficient resolution of disputes and active case management of arbitrations and is recognized in Who's Who Arbitration, Legal 500 and Global Arbitration Review. She is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Texas attorney and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
Marion Smith QC (39 Essex Chambers) has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial and construction matters. She appears as a trial and appellate advocate in England and Wales and has been involved with arbitrations before a range of Tribunals including under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. She is recommended by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 and Chambers & Partners 2017 for Construction. Marion is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Visiting Senior Lecturer in the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London. She has been a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 2017.