ACICA is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural ACICA Essay Competition as Michael Riordan from Melbourne. Michael is in his fifth year of a Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Commerce degree at Monash University. In this first year of the competition, ACICA invited entries from Australian-based law students studying a bachelor, Juris [...]
ACICA45 Webinar: Lifecycle of an Arbitration Series - Evidence in Arbitration On 27 August 2020, the third webinar of the ACICA 45 Lifecycle of an Arbitration Series was held. Peter Sadler, lawyer at Quinn Emanuel moderated the discussion between the speakers: Bruce O’Shea, Partner at KordaMentha, Cara North, Consultant at Lipman Karas, and Tim Breakspear, [...]
ACICA45 Webinar: Lifecycle of an Arbitration Series - Conducting an Arbitration On 8 July 2020, the second webinar of the ACICA 45 Lifecycle of an Arbitration Series was held. Erika Williams, Senior Associate at McCullough Robertson and Melissa Yeo, Senior Associate at Ashurst co-chaired the discussion between the speakers: Lucy Martinez, Independent Counsel and Arbitrator [...]
ACICA-45 Webinar: Lifecycle of An Arbitration Series - How to Start an Arbitration On 27 May 2020 the inaugural webinar of the ACICA 45 Lifecycle of an Arbitration Series was held. Guillermo Garcia-Perrote, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills, moderated the discussion between three experienced speakers on the topic of ‘How to Start an Arbitration’: Gitanjali [...]
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ACICA has developed a Guidance Note for Online Arbitration as a resource for parties conducting arbitration using an online platform. The ACICA Guidance Notice, which takes the form of a checklist of relevant considerations, aims to raise a range of matters that need to be addressed in advance of an online arbitration where numerous parties are [...]
ACICA is pleased to launch its inaugural Essay Competition in 2020! Entries to the competition are invited and encouraged from students based in Australia who are studying a Bachelor, Juris Doctor or Masters level law degree in 2020, and to lawyers in their first five years of practice. There is no requirement to be an ACICA member. Further [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting unique challenges for the fair, efficient and orderly disposition of commercial disputes in Australia and world-wide. The social and economic impact of the virus will likely continue to have legal and access-to-justice implications for some time, giving rise to new disputes and delaying the progress of existing disputes before the [...]
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The Australian Disputes Centre, in which ACICA's head office sits, has issued a Precautionary Protocol with respect to the COVID-19 outbreak. This can be viewed at: https://www.disputescentre.com.au/covid-19-coronavirus-precautionary-protocol/