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SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law’s Lecture on Arbitration [Sep 15, 4:30 PM]: Registrations Open!

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About the Institution

Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) is a Public Charitable Trust committed to the cause of providing high-quality education. SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law situated at Vile Parle in Mumbai is an institution under the aegis of SVKM offering the 5 year B.L.S. L.L.B. course and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The hallmark of this institution is the adoption of a holistic model of education dedicated to the pursuance of quality learning.

About the Society

The Society of International Law and its Affairs (SAIL) is a student-driven Committee at SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law created with a vision to acquaint the youth and legal fraternity with various events and affairs of the international arena encompassing International Law, Current Affairs, International Relations and helping in development of proficient skills amongst students.

With this aim, SAIL is conducting a Lecture on ‘Arbitration as a mechanism for settlement of cross border disputes: Investment disputes of Non-State Actors v. State’ by Mr. Gary Born. 

About the Lecture

SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law presents a Lecture on ‘Arbitration as a mechanism for settlement of cross border disputes: Investment disputes of Non-State Actors v. State’. In Mr. Born’s words, “Arbitration is more efficient, more expeditious, more expert, more even-handed and more enforceable.”

Arbitration is considered more even-handed, particularly in the international context, because instead of having a dispute resolved on one party’s home turf one can have a dispute resolved in an independent, neutral third country before an independent and impartial arbitral tribunal.

The lecture focuses on Non-State Actors holding States liable in Investment Arbitration Disputes and how such disputes are resolved through Arbitration as the dispute resolution mechanism.

About the Lecturer

Mr. Gary Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Born is widely regarded as the world’s preeminent authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He has been ranked for the past 20 years as one of the world’s leading international arbitration practitioners and the leading arbitration practitioner in London.

Mr. Born has participated in more than 600 international arbitrations, including four of the largest ICC arbitrations and several of the most significant ad hoc arbitrations in recent history. Mr. Born is uniformly ranked by Euromoney, Chambers, Legal500 and Global Counsel as one of the leading practitioners in the field. He is one of only two lawyers in the world, and the only lawyer in London, to receive global “starred” status in Chambers rankings for international arbitration.

Mr. Born is President of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Court of Arbitration, a member of the International Advisory Board of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), a member of the Global Advisory Board of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), a member of the International Arbitration Committee of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and a member of the Jerusalem Arbitration Center’s Court of Arbitration.

Mr. Born was selected by leading international arbitrators and peer practitioners to receive the Global Arbitration Review’s inaugural “Advocate of the Year” award for 2010. He was also chosen by his peers as the “World’s Best International Litigator” in a recent survey by Legal Media Group. Mr. Born heads the firm’s 70-person international arbitration group, which is based in London and integrated with related practices in our New York, Washington, Berlin and Brussels offices. Mr. Born also sits as arbitrator (presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator). He has served as arbitrator in more than 175 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.

  • Date: 16th September 2020
  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Platform: MS Teams
  • The link to join the meeting will be shared on the registered email of the attendees.
  • Brief instructions about MS Teams will be provided therewith.
  • E-Certificates will be provided to all registered attendees.
  • Note: Limited seats only.
  • Eligibility

Law students/Professionals/Anyone interested in learning about International Commercial Arbitration.


The lecture will be conducted online, on the platform of MS Teams.

Registration Procedure

To register for the webinar, click here.

A day prior to the lecture, the meeting link and instructions with regards to MS Teams will be shared on the registered email ID.

Fee Details

Participation: Free

Contact Information

Vanshika Shroff: +91 9769187081

Dharmil Doshi: +91 9773884458

E-mail: [email protected]


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