SPIL’ Panel Discussion on Demystifying the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Arbitration Procedure & Opportunities [Nov 19]: Register Now!2 min read

Students for the Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Government Law College, Mumbai is organising a Panel Discussion on: “Demystifying the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Arbitration Procedure and Opportunities”; scheduled for the 19th of November, at 4:00 pm IST.

About SPIL

Students for the Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Mumbai at Government Law College, Mumbai, as the name suggests, is a student body which cynosures International Law.


Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Centre (BIAMC) is Indonesia’s only international organization related to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and one of the premier providers of dispute resolution services in the Asia Pacific region.

About CIArb, India YMG

CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity based across 149 countries and supported by an international network of 41 branches.

About the Panel Discussion

Topic: “Demystifying the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Arbitration Procedure and Opportunities”

SPIL, Mumbai The four esteemed panellists will be talking about the effects of COVID-19 on arbitral procedure that law students/young professionals should be aware of/study (the revisions in the arbitration rules of the LCIA and ICC, the propensity of online hearings etc.), opportunities for law students/young professionals (resources, courses, virtual internships, etc.) and challenges (no in-person internships, hiring freezes etc.). This will be done with an “Indian” outlook/for young Indian practitioners.

Date and Time: November 19, 4 pm IST

About the Panellists

  • Mr DharamJumani: Besides actively practicing at the Bombay High Court, he is also the President of the CIArb YMG Mumbai and sits on the CIArb Global Steering Committee. Moreover, he is a Counsel at Chambers of S. U. Kamdar
  • Mr. Harald Sippel: He is the Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Center’s (BIAMC) Academic Director, among many other roles. He plays a key role in promoting international arbitration in Asia. BIAMC has started several unique and useful initiatives under his leadership.
  • Mr. Rahul Donde: He is a counsel at Levy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva. He has acted as arbitrator, counsel, secretary and assistant of the arbitral tribunal in over 30 international arbitration proceedings under both ad hoc (Indian Arbitration Act, 1996, Swiss PILA, UNCITRAL) and institutional arbitration rules (CEPANI, CRCICA, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, ICSID (AF), LCIA, SIAC).
  • Ms. Shreya Gupta: She is a Principal Associate at ShardulAmarchandMangaldas and a former managing associate of Bharucha& Partners, Mumbai. She has a master’s in International Dispute Settlement from MIDS Geneva and has worked for 8 years in the field of commercial litigation and international and domestic arbitration.


No Eligibility Criteria, any person may register!

Registration Procedure

Fill the Registration Form here!

Important Date

Date of Panel Discussion: 19th November, 4:00 PM

Contact Information

Feel free to write to us at spilmumbai[at]gmail.com.


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