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On demand | Webinar | The non-responsive respondent! – taking arbitration forward and how?

with Russell Thirgood and Erika Williams

On demand | Online

This webinar is relevant to arbitrators and legal practitioners who represent parties in arbitration proceedings.

"A really thorough exploration of this topic from two highly experienced arbitrators."

What can a party or an arbitrator do when faced with a non-responsive respondent?

Russell Thirgood and Erika Williams has addressed this issue from the perspective of both arbitrator and counsel to provide you with guidance as to how to progress arbitration proceedings through to an enforceable award when the respondent does participate in the process.Purchase the recording and gain valuable CPD points.

We will email you a link to the webinar recording as soon as you register for it. The link to the recording of this webinar will remain active for at least 3 months from the date of purchase. We continue to consult with the given presenter as to whether extended availability is possible. We are therefore not able to guarantee access beyond 3 months.

About the presenters

Russell Thirgood
BA/LLB (Hons), LLM (I Hons) Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution, Grade 1 Arbitrator (Resolution Institute), Dip. Construction Law, Dip. International Arbitration (CIA), Negotiation (Harvard Law School), Cert of Mediation (NMAS)

Russell, Arbitrator, Head of Arbitration and Partner at McCullough Robertson, is a highly regarded construction claims lawyer and a practising international and domestic arbitrator.

Russell is recognised for his work in major and complex disputes, having advised some of the world’s largest mining and construction companies, ASX-listed companies and Australian government entities. As Head of the Arbitration Group at McCullough Robertson, he has led teams of over 80 lawyers in some of the largest construction claims in Australia delivering hundreds of millions of dollars in value to his clients.

Erika Williams
LLB (Hons), BA (Japanese Studies), Dip (International Commercial Arbitration)

Erika, Senior Associate at McCullough Robertson, is a leading international commercial arbitration practitioner having acted in some of the largest disputes resolved through arbitration in Australia. She also provides expert dispute resolution advice to parties engaged in business with foreign entities or entering into foreign investment opportunities.

Erika specialises in international commercial arbitration utilising her broad range of general commercial litigation experience. Additionally, she regularly advises in private international law assisting clients with issues in cross-jurisdictional disputes.

Erika’s specialist knowledge of international arbitration allows her to advise clients on arbitration agreements when negotiating contracts, act as counsel in arbitration proceedings and assist in enforcing arbitration agreements and awards in the court system.