FREE lunch-time seminar: Arbitration Week 2018

Date TBA | HFW Melbourne

Offshore energy arbitration: lessons learnt

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

The offshore energy sector has grown rapidly. Lessons learnt from contractual disputes relating to offshore energy projects provide valuable insights about the opportunities and traps for future arbitrations in this sector.

Join us at this stimulating panel discussion, generously sponsored by HFW Australia, with leading arbitrators experienced in off-shore energy disputes, Nick Pane QC, Bronwyn Lincoln (Corrs Chamber Westgarth) and Matthew Blycha (HFW Australia).

Generously sponsored by HFW Australia.

Other Arbitration Week events

Arbitration Week provides a "festival" of arbitration events. As well as attending the Resolution Institute free lunchtime event, how about also attending other events during the week.

International Arbitration Lecture >>
16 October | Clayton Utz

6th International Arbitration Conference and annual dinner >>
17 October | CIArb

ArbitralWomen Breakfast >>
18 October | Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Tracing a Construction Claim >>
18 October | Lighthouse Club

List of all other Arbitration Week events >>

About the presenters

Nicholas Pane QC
Nick has a commercial practice which focuses on building and construction disputes. He has particular experience in oil, gas, desalination plants, road and rail infrastructure, the construction of pipelines, and in prosecuting and defending delay and disruption claims. Over the past 20 years Nick has appeared in a number of stop clock arbitrations. He has also provided advice in relation to a number of major projects. He is experienced in alternative dispute resolution including appearing before dispute resolution boards. Nick has also acted in compulsory acquisition matters, acting for both acquiring authorities and dispossessed landowners.

Bronwyn Lincoln
Bronwyn, a Partner at Corrs, Chambers, Westgarth has over 20 years’ experience in advising clients in relation to the conduct of major international commercial disputes. Significant cases include disputes arising in relation to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, agency and distribution agreements, real property, building and construction contracts, service and technology agreements and mining/natural resources. Arbitration experience includes UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC and ICC Rules. Bronwyn is a panel arbitrator with SIAC, a Fellow of ACICA, a panel arbitrator for KLRCA and listed on the database of arbitrators for the London Court of International Arbitration. Bronwyn also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, including transnational litigation, and in mediation and other forms of ADR. She provides strategic advice to clients in relation to foreign regulatory and criminal investigations and has advised on extradition risks in relation to complex fraud and bribery allegations.

Matthew Blycha
Matt, a Partner with HFW, advises on the development, construction and operation of resource projects. He has worked on large-scale infrastructure projects and project finance transactions in industries including power, mining, rail and oil and gas across Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Matthew has particular experience with offshore construction and other offshore oil and gas operations. He has advised clients in relation to dispute resolution and has worked with clients on international arbitrations under various rules including ICC, SIAC, UNCITRAL and ad-hoc arbitrations.