YMG Webinar: International Experiences in Dispute Resolution

  • November 16, 2023
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

16 November, 2023 at 6.30pm – 7.30pm (HKT/AWST) / 7.30pm – 8.30pm (JST)

The Committee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members’ Group, with support of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) Young Members’ Group, cordially invites you to a webinar on studying and working overseas in the arbitration field. Speakers will outline their experiences on international matters, working overseas and pursuing qualifications overseas.

Attendees from all disciplines and all levels of experience (students and professionals) are encourages to attend.

The panel for the webinar will comprise:

Niharika Dhall is currently Counsel for Toyo Engineering Corporation in Japan and a dual qualified Attorney in India and California (USA). Niharika specializes in construction disputes and contractual negotiations and has advised on dispute resolution initiatives on projects based in Malaysia, India, Russia, USA and Canada.

Niharika is a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has lived and worked in India, Germany, California and Japan. Niharika is also the Treasurer Ciarb (EAB) YMG, Japan Chapter.

Kristian Maley is a Counsel in the Perth office of Clifford Chance.  He represents clients in international commercial arbitration, investor-state arbitration, and cross-border litigation, principally in disputes relating to major energy and resources projects. His recent experience includes acting (including as advocate) in large-scale SIAC, ICC, and UNCITRAL arbitrations.

Kristian is active in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb), as a Fellow, a Councillor of Ciarb Australia, and Chair of the Ciarb Australia Young Member’s Group.  Kristian is also a Fellow of ACICA and a member of its panel of arbitrators. Kristian holds a Masters in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution from King’s College London.

Lucinda McPhee is a Counsel in the Hong Kong office of King and Wood Mallesons. She specialises in disputes concerning construction and engineering projects. Lucinda has practiced as lawyer for 13 years, and as a specialist construction disputes lawyer for the past 11 years.

Lucinda has extensive litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution and security of payment experience in both Australia and Hong Kong.  She has worked on a broad range of matters in multiple jurisdictions concerning a wide variety of contractual, tortious and statutory claims.


The webinar will be conducted by ZOOM.


You may be eligible to claim CPD points for attending this webinar, subject to the requirements of your jurisdiction.

Western Australian practitioners will earn 1 CPD point in Category 3: Professional Skills. Clifford Chance is the Accredited QA Provider in Western Australia for this event.

To claim CPD points for this session as a Western Australian legal practitioner, you must provide your WA CPD Scheme ID

Application for CPD accreditation is being made to the Hong Kong Law Society. This is to be confirmed.

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