Tales of The Tribunal
Sarah Grimmer, HKIAC

Sarah Grimmer, HKIAC

July 11, 2019

Its not every day you get the Secretary-General of a major arbitral institution to be a guest on your show, but ToT lucked out by getting an exclusive interview with Sarah Grimmer of the HKIAC!   

Sarah shared fascinating stories about how she has practiced around the world and developed a career that has lead her to steering the helm at one of the world's leading international arbitration organizations.  She also shares insights on maintaining balance and fostering quality relationships with mentors and/or sponsors.

 

Here are some links to things talked about during the show:

1) Book Reference: Relentless, by: David Gething

2) Movie Reference: What Happened, Miss Simone

3) ABA CLE

 

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Claudia Winkler, The Negotiation Academy

Claudia Winkler, The Negotiation Academy

June 27, 2019

What happens when you combine a young Austrian lawyer and a  savvy young entrepreneur from Harvard? 

You get this week’s guest—Claudia Winkler of the Negotiation Academy and I sat down as the last installment of the interviews I did while in Vienna and it was a enlightening and fun time.  Claudia has great insights on not only figuring out what you want pursue in your career, but how to engage mentors in a meaningful way—oh, and how to start a successful multi-national legal training company.

I hope you enjoy this tale!

 

PROGRAMS REFERENCED IN THE SHOW INTRO OR OUTRO:

  • 1) The International Disputes Professional Academy (The Negotiation Academy event) further information and registration link can be found here.
  • 2) 11thAnnual AIJA Conference in Zurich. Further information and registration can be found here.
  • 3) The Magic Words: Language Translation in Litigation or Arbitration (Free ABA Webinar, CLE)

Questions or other emails to TalesOfTheTribunal@Gmail.com

Sherlin Tung, Moot Alumni Association

Sherlin Tung, Moot Alumni Association

June 20, 2019

Another great profile on a mover & shaker in the world of international dispute resolution.  Friend of the show, and the very first guests I every interviewed (chronologically) for the show.  Speaking of which, please forgive the loss of the first couple of minutes of the interview, I think I’ve smoothed it out so that it sounds more seamless.

 

Lots of Show Notes for this week’s Episode.

  1. Sherlin’s Firm. CMS
  2. Sherlin is the President of the Moot Alumni Association which is the alumni group for The Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
  1. Young International Arbitration Groups:

    1. YIAG (LCIA)
    2. YAF (ICC)
    3. YSIAC (SIAC)
    4. Young ICCA Mentoring
    5. Arbitral Women Mentoring
  • PROGRAMS REFERENCED IN THE SHOW INTRO OR OUTRO:
  • 1) The International Disputes Professional Academy (The Negotiation Academy event) further information and registration link can be found here.
  • 2) 11thAnnual AIJA Conference in Zurich. Further information and registration can be found here.

3) The Magic Words: Language Translation in Litigation or Arbitration (Free ABA Webinar, CLE)

Dana MacGrath, Bentham IMF and Arbitral Women

Dana MacGrath, Bentham IMF and Arbitral Women

June 13, 2019

This week's tale is the story of a talented attorney from the Big Apple who left private law firm life to develop a career as part of an organization that funds commercial litigation, including international commercial arbitrations.  The name of that company is Bentham IMF and the lawyer is none other than Dana MacGrath, who is also the president of an organization you may have heard of--Arbitral Women!

A champion of diversity and a stellar role-model, this conversation with Dana is full of nuggets of wisdom that can be applied at any stage of one's career. So--

Sit back, listen up and enjoy the tale of how one woman's journey started in private legal practice and ended up in the world of 3rd Party Funding.  

 

PROGRAMS REFERENCED IN THE SHOW INTRO OR OUTRO:

1) The International Disputes Professional Academy (The Negotiation Academy event) further information and registration link can be found here.

2) 11th Annual AIJA Conference in Zurich. Further information and registration can be found here.

3) The Magic Words: Language Translation in Litigation or Arbitration (Free ABA Webinar, CLE)

 

If you have any questions comments or suggestions drop us a line at TalesOfTheTribunal@Gmail.com

 

Bettina Knoetzl, KNOETZL

Bettina Knoetzl, KNOETZL

June 6, 2019

Episode 3 is here and this time we profile an Austrian practitioner who along with being a founding partner of her law firm (that also shares her name-sake) has had a handful of careers that ultimately lead her to the one she calls home today--complex international arbitration and litigation. Bettina Knoetzl--Has a fascinating background in banking, resolving financial fraud cases and having all sorts of adventures in Austria.  Enjoy this tale!

1) The International Disputes Professional Academy (The Negotiation Academy event) further information and registration link can be found here.

2) 11th Annual AIJA Conference in Zurich. Further information and registration can be found here.

3) The Magic Words: Language Translation in Litigation or Arbitration (Free ABA Webinar, CLE)

Emails with questions, comments and inquiries can be sent to TalesOfTheTribunal@Gmail.com

 

Filipa Cansado Carvalho, PLMJ

Filipa Cansado Carvalho, PLMJ

May 30, 2019

This week’s guest is Filipa Cansado Carvhalo  who aside from working on several continents is of Counsel for PLMJ in Lisbon, has also worked as independent arbitrator for a number of years.  Filipa also helps run a mentoring program from young practitioners that is part of Club Espanol Arbitraje that will be open for sign ups shortly, and you may pre-register now!   More information to come on the organization’s website, but you would like further info direct your inquiry to mentoring@clubarbitraje.com

 

NOTE: If you are interested in participating as a mentee submit your expression of interest to the above email with the subject line “PRE-REGISTER AS MENTEE”.  If you are interested in participating in the programs a mentor send an email to the same address with your CV and Cover Letter with the subject line “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – MENTOR”.

 

Here are the links to a few of the musical artist and movies that she mentioned:

MUSICAL ARTIST: 1) Ella Fitzgerald, 2) Logic, 3) Ben Harper,  and 4) Peggy Lee

MOVIES: 1) RBG, 2) Black KKKlansman, 3) Deadpool 2

 

 

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May 22, 2019

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Lakshanthi Fernando, CMS

Lakshanthi Fernando, CMS

May 21, 2019

Welcome to the first episode of Tales of the Tribunal.  Hopefully you've stopped by to hear stories of the fascinating people that make up the world of international dispute resolution.

This first episode includes an introduction to the show, its format and an interview with our first guest Ms. Lakshanthi Fernando.  Ms. Fernando is a rock-star attorney operating out of Singapore with a story that incorporates representing her cultural heritage into her career as an advocate and business woman. 

Her firm website can be found here: https://www.cms-holbornasia.law/en/SGH/People/Lakshanthi-Fernando

If you want to get in contact with the show feel free to drop me a line at: TalesOfTheTribunal@Gmail.com and use the hashtag #ToT and #IArb if you want to get at us on the social media, where we will be most active on LinkedIn.  

Enjoy the show!