The Network for International Law Students (NILS) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit-making organisation, run by and for law students. This March, they co-organise a study tour to London with the Centre for Advanced Research in Dispute Settlement (CARDS): the Tour de Arbitration, scheduled from March 01 - 05, 2017. The Tour will give participants an opportunity to learn the practical aspects of Arbitration as well as discovering the grand old city of London.


This series of conferences on Arbitration is designed to suit both students as well as professionals.


The conference will be primarily based on international commercial and investment arbitration, but there will be dedicated sessions on other areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, such as, mediation, negotiation and Online Dispute Resolution. ADR-ODR International Ltd., a London based company providing ADR-training across the globe will be providing accreditation to the conference certificate of participation.

The speakers include Michael Hwang, Singapore-based Barrister and Arbitrator; Akhil Shah QC; Jeremy Sharpe, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP; Patrick Taylor, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Dipen Sabharwal, White & Case LLP; Rahim Shamji, Chief Executive, ADR-ODR International; Zoe Giannopoulou, Conflict Resolution Specialist, ADR Group and many more.

The tuition fees for the five day course are 200£ students/academics and 250£ for professionals. The living cost, including bed and breakfast in a hostel; and local public transportation charges are 250£ while a further 150£ is the fee for the social programme, including entry charges to all scheduled tourist attractions, including London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sky Garden, Sea Life London Aquarium etc; Walking Tours, Thames River Cruise etc.


The conference will be held in BPP Law School, Red Lion Street, London and Shearman & Sterling LLP, London from March 1-5, 2017.

For more information and registrations, please visit the official website.

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