The webinar took place on 18 November 2020 as part of the GAP Symposium 2020. It was conducted by Ben Giaretta and moderated by Hafez Virjee.
Ben Giaretta is a partner and the co-head of international arbitration at Fox Williams LLP. A Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the CIArb, he is the current Chair of the London Branch of the CIArb. He has considerable experience of international arbitration across the world, particularly in London and in Singapore, where he was based for 7 years as the Asia Head of International Arbitration for an international law firm. He represents clients in various sectors, including natural resources, commodities and technology, and he has also been appointed arbitrator (sole arbitrator, party-nominated arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and emergency arbitrator) on many occasions. He is on the panels of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions including the SIAC, the HKIAC, the JCAA and the SCCA. He also teaches arbitration courses for the CIArb and the University of Aberdeen. His first degree was from Oxford and he has a Postgraduate Diploma in arbitration from QMUL.