A discussion on climate/environmental matters and the role of arbitration

Arbitration Ireland & Irish Rule of Law invite you to a discussion entitled

The Winds of change for the Rule of Law: A Discussion on Climate Impacts and the Role of Arbitration

on Wednesday, 5th May 2021 at 16.00 – 17.15 IST

Moderator: Catherine Donnelly SC, The Bar of Ireland

Speakers include:

Professor Raphael J. Heffron (EU Jean Monnet Professor & Senior Counsel, Janson, Belgium), Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK


Conor Linehan, Head of William Fry’s Environment & Planning Group.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Contractual obligations of private sector regarding climate and wider environmental threats·
  • De-risking projects in relation to climate and environmental concerns·
  • How climate and environmental developments will impact upon arbitration practice·
  • The changing nature of the Rule of Law and what it means ·
  • What is currently happening in the world of arbitration/ADR in the context of climate change; ·
  • What climate-related disputes are coming before Arbitral tribunals and what type of disputes might arise in the future


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