LMAA seminar: Changing with the times

As honoured hosts, we are delighted to invite you to this informative LMAA seminar and forum discussion taking place on Monday 26 September 2022. Details about this event can be found below in the Event Schedule.

Start date

9/26/2022 3:30 PM

End date

9/26/2022 7:00 PM


Wikborg Rein, Dronning Mauds gate 11, Oslo

Forum discussion panel announced

We are pleased to announce that the forum discussion panel will include representatives from Gard AS, BW Offshore, Front Ocean Management, Skuld, Nordisk Legal Services and Wikborg Rein. Further details set out below.


Event Schedule

15:30 – Arrival and registration

16:00 – Seminar
Moderator: Herman Steen (Partner, Wikborg Rein)
Speakers: David Steward (LMAA President), Clive Aston (LMAA Past President), Sara Gillingham Aukner (LMAA Full Member)

Topics will include: recent LMAA news, initiatives and new horizons; Controlling costs in arbitration and Early Neutral Evaluation, virtual and hybrid hearings: Perspectives on LMAA arbitration, highlighting issues and advantages for users of LMAA arbitration to keep in mind (and the Forum will give an opportunity for other matters to be discussed).

17:10 – Forum Discussion
A panel of experienced industry practitioners will lead an open forum discussion on topical arbitration issues.

Moderators: Chris Grieveson (Partner, Wikborg Rein) and David Steward (LMAA President)

Panel: Eleanor Scudder (Assistant Vice President, Claims, Lawyer, Skuld), Fredrik Falck-Knutsen (Senior Lawyer, Defence Claims, Gard AS), Eleanor Midwinter (Partner, Wikborg Rein), Michael Brooks (Solicitor, Nordisk Legal Services), Camilla Barr (Legal Counsel, BW Offshore) and Christopher Walker (Chief Executive Officer, Front Ocean Management)

18:00 – Reception
Following the forum discussion, you are invited to join the LMAA arbitrators and practitioners for drinks and canapés.