3VB & QM Arbitration Lecture

The 3VB and Queen Mary University of London Lecture 2023 took place on 11 May at The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

The keynote speech for 2023, entitled “Goodnight Vienna? Rethinking Treaty Interpretation”, was given by Romesh Weeramantry, who examined the use of Arts 31 and 32 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties and assess critically whether they are fit for purpose in the context of investor-State disputes. Toby Landau KC gave a response to the lecture.

Romesh’s lecture paper can be accessed here. A recording of the lecture can be obtained on request by emailing marketing@3vb.com

Launched in 2022, the annual 3VB/QM Lecture is designed to focus on advanced thinking in the field of international dispute resolution. Its distinguishing feature is to provide a platform for a younger generation of leaders in the field who are already producing some of the most exciting work in the field. The subject matter is not limited in any way and encompasses everything from international arbitration to public and private international law and includes interdisciplinary approaches that seek to provide insight into international dispute resolution.

The organisers of the lecture are Professor Stavros Brekoulakis and Tariq Baloch.

Please direct enquiries to marketing@3vb.com.

3VB and Queen Mary Launch New Lecture Series

In 2022, 3VB announced the establishment of a new annual lecture in collaboration with the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London. The 3VB/QM Lecture will focus on advancing our thinking in a field of international dispute resolution. Its distinguishing feature will be to provide a platform for a younger generation of leaders in the field who are already producing some of the most exciting work in the field.

The inaugural 3VB & Queen Mary Lecture took place on Tuesday 26th May 2022 at Lincoln’s Inn.

Zachary Douglas KC’s lecture paper can be accessed here: “Instead of Principles, Slogans”. A recording of the lecture can be obtained on request by emailing marketing@3vb.com

GAR Article: Tort law holds answers to treaty arbitration problems, argues Douglas

Read more about the ethos of the 3VB and Queen Mary Lecture Series here.

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