KIAP Partner Anna Grishchenkova will speak at the IBA Annual Conference 2017 in Sydney

6 October 2017

KIAP Partner Anna Grishchenkova will speak at the IBA Annual Conference 2017 in Sydney

During October 8-13, 2017 the IBA Annual Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia. This year KIAP, Attorneys at law, will be represented at the Conference by Partner Anna Grishchenkova.

Anna Grishchenkova, partner of Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration practices, as well as the regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee, will speak within the framework of the joint session of three committees: Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation on the topic "Blame the brain: the science of dispute resolution". This session aims to explore the science behind the instincts, intuitions and experience of experienced mediators, and considers the latest research on how and why disputants and counsel behave the way they do at mediations. During her speech Anna will share her experience with colleagues and explain how does the psychology affect the process of litigation.

IBA Annual Conference
is one of the main events of the world legal society. The 2016 Conference was attended by a record number of participants - exceeding 6,000 delegates from around the world. The Conference featured around 200 conference sessions and seminars on various branches of law, in which lawyers from around the world discussed new trends in the development of legal business, main legal changes in various countries that affect the global legal landscape. During the conference a variety of informal receptions and meetings will be held. 

The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world's leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. The Association has a membership of 80,000 individual lawyers from over 160 countries of the world and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents, and has considerable experience in providing assistance to the global legal community.

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP International Commercial Arbitration practice was formed in a separate division in 2014. The practice is recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300 and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, recommended by the international legal rankings Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". Anna was granted the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). During 2016-2018 was a regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee, in 2018 was appointed a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). She is included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (KLRCA), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. Irina Suspitсyna is the Head of arbitration and mediation projects, LL.M, ACIArb. The practice represents clients’ interests in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad, as well as before Russian courts in matters involving recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitration awards, provides consultations on arbitration agreements, its validity and enforceability, on facilitation of out-of-court settlements and on strategies for international commercial arbitration.

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