Women in Dispute Resolution
How do we achieve greater gender diversity in the field of dispute resolution? Why are women employees not advancing in the same way as their male counterparts? These are questions that will be addressed during a conference in London on 23-24 June.
The aim of the conference “Women in Dispute Resolution” is to discuss challenges and opportunities facing women in dispute resolution and how we can achieve continued advancement in this field.
SCC Legal Counsel Natalia Petrik will participate in the conference and speak during the segment “How can feedback on arbitrators be used to make the arbitration selection process more gender diverse?”.
Other topics that will be addressed during the conference are:
- Ensuring that the next generation of women leaders in dispute resolution mirrors representation in law schools.
- This year's most significant regulatory and case law developments in dispute resolution.
- What women bring as mediators: Which female talents will get them a place at the dispute resolution table.
- Spotlight on women-led landmark cases in energy disputes.
- High stakes financial disputes: Positioning yourself as a leader.
- Setting the agenda for diversification of arbitration appointments: Creating a roadmap for 2020.
- Dealing with large-scale construction and infrastructure disputes: How to be taken seriously among the hard hats.