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FAS Director to moderate Alternative Dispute Resolution seminar

18th May 2016

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Forensic Advisory Services’  Director, Litigation and Dispute Services, Daniel Djanogly will moderate a Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London Branch) seminar hosted by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) on 7 June. Anyone interested in attending should register using the details below.

Arbitration, mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) offer parties, amongst other things, privacy, control over the proceedings, procedural flexibility and choice of dispute resolver. The promise in principle is a quicker and cheaper route to binding resolution compared to formal court based litigation proceedings. However ADR in practice must contend with the choices made by the parties in terms of, for example, how they have contractually provided for the application of ADR in their business relationships, the procedural rules to be adopted, and their attitude and behaviour before, during and after the procedure. As a result ADR too suffers complaints particularly in terms of cost, time consumption, unpredictability and uncertainty. From their unique perspectives and based on their extensive experience serving the dispute resolution needs of the insurance industry, our distinguished panel of speakers will address “What do Insurers need out of ADR?” Audience participation in the discussion will be welcome and time will be provided for this. The seminar should be of interest to: insurers, brokers, legal advisers, in-house counsel, experts and other professionals involved in arbitration and ADR generally.

 Jonathan Wood is Head of International Arbitration at RPC based in London and Singapore. He is a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has (too) many years’ experience of insurance and reinsurance arbitration both representing parties and as arbitrator, in relation to credit and political risk (acting for HMG’s Export Credits Guarantee Department for over 25 years), marine, energy, property and casualty, Bermuda Form, fine art and specie insurance.

 Colin Edelman QC of Devereux Chambers, specialises in high value complex commercial disputes with an emphasis on insurance, reinsurance, professional indemnity and energy. He has been involved in high profile litigation and arbitration affecting the London and international insurance markets, including disputes arising out of most major natural disasters and financial collapses of the last decade. He was authorised to sit as Deputy High Court Judge (Queen’s Bench Division) and as Deputy High Court Judge in the Commercial Court in 2008 and 2012 respectively. Colin was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd as of 1 April 2013, having been a Director since 2007 and a Deputy Chairman since 2009. Colin was voted ‘Insurance Silk of the Year’ at the Chambers Bar Awards in 2007, 2010 and 2015 which also voted him ‘Professional Negligence Silk of the Year’ in 2014.

 Phillippa Rowe Senior Partner, Phillippa Ross & Co, Reinsurance Consultancy & Reviews, a firm providing professional services to the non-marine insurance and reinsurance market. Phillippa is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, FCII, accredited mediator, member of the INREM panel of mediators, member of the ARIAS (UK) arbitration and mediation Panels and Fellow of The Academy of Experts. Phillippa has extensive experience of London market and world-wide reinsurance principles and practice, gathered over fourteen years as a leading market participant in the role of Claims Manager for the Kiln syndicate at Lloyds, and twenty five years as an independent reinsurance consultant. Current professional activities include sitting as a mediator and arbitrator and acting as an expert witness, as well as provision of technical consultancy, audit and inspection services on reinsurance, binding authority and insurance matters. Phillippa is Past Chairman of The Academy of Experts.

 Daniel Djanogly is Director, Litigation and Dispute Services, at Forensic Advisory Services (London) which is a global forensic accounting practice and a division of Cunningham Lindsey, one of the largest loss adjusting and claims management companies in the world. He is a forensic accountant, expert witness, expert determiner and Chartered Arbitrator. He specialises in the resolution of accounting, financial and valuation issues in complex business-related disputes, commercial insurance claims, fraud and financial crime matters. He is a Committee Member of the CIArb London Branch.

Following the seminar, which will conclude at around 8 pm, RPC will generously host a reception for the speakers and all attendees. There is no charge to attend this seminar but, in view of capacity limitations, attendees MUST register in advance with Elinor Pritchard at [email protected] . The event will carry 1.5 CPD points.


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