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The Special Relationship: Why English Law is Still One of Your Best Friends in International Disputes

January 27, 2015

4:30 pm: Registration
5:00 - 6:00 pm: Presentation
6:00 - 7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception

Houston Country Club | 1 Potomac Drive, Houston, TX 77057 | Map

Our international arbitration seminar will be presented by lawyers from our London and Houston offices. They will be covering:

  • The key principles of international arbitration
  • Recent developments in English law
  • The interpretation of contracts
  • The benefits of London as an arbitral seat

The one-hour seminar will be followed by a cocktail reception. We hope that you are able to join us.



Melanie Willems, Head of International Arbitration
+44.20.3053.8223 | vCard

Melanie is a dispute resolution lawyer who focuses her practice in international arbitration and is experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution (expert determination, mediation, adjudication and so forth). She has extensive experience in ad hoc proceedings and the major international rules, such as ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID and standard form contract rules. Melanie also represents clients in UK court and is a Solicitor Advocate.

Markus Esly, Dispute Resolution
+44.20.3053.8224 | vCard

Markus is a dispute resolution lawyer who focuses his practice on international arbitration. He has experience arbitrating matters under the major international rules, including ICC and LCIA. Markus also represents clients in UK court and is a Solicitor Advocate.

Robert BlackettRobert Blackett, Associate
Phone: +44.20.3053.8226 | vCard

Robert, a qualified barrister, is a litigation associate who concentrates his practice on international arbitration, and acts as advocate in arbitrations and court proceedings.

CLE Credit Information

This course has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas in the amount of 1.0 credit hours.


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