Caroline Kenny QC elected President of Australian global arbitration body

May 31st, 2017

International arbitrator and barrister, Caroline Kenny QC has been elected President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia.

A member of leading arbitral institution, the London Court of International Arbitration, panellist for nominating authorities in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Australia, Ms Kenny has been appointed Chairman and sole arbitrator in international arbitrations. Her ruling on jurisdiction was upheld by the Singapore High Court and led to new law on an arbitrator’s right to determine jurisdiction even when the validity of the arbitration agreement was in dispute: Malini Ventura v Knight Capital Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC

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