IAC & Opus 2 webinar

Lights, Camera, Arbitration: Reflections and best practice from lockdown

Wednesday 24th June, 9am BST 


Opus 2-1

About the webinar

The International Arbitration Centre (IAC) and Opus 2 collaborate closely to enable arbitrations to remain on schedule with virtual hearings. Since March 2020the IAC and Opus 2 have together welcomed and facilitated virtual hearings for over 2,000 participants.

In this webinar, we are pleased to welcome Philippa Charles who will host the panel composed of Duncan Matthews QC, the IAC and Opus 2. The panel will be reflecting on their experiences and lessons learned from recent virtual hearings.

The IAC and Opus 2 will also share how our collaboration works to help deliver hassle-free virtual proceedings for international arbitrations.

Join our webinar to:

  • hear real stories and reflections from the panel’s collective experience with virtual hearings during lockdown;
  • discover best practice and key lessons that will help you conduct your virtual hearings successfully;
  • explore how we may prepare and plan for hearings impacted by external factors such as emergencies and other socio-political events in the future; and
  • learn how Opus 2 and the IAC work together to deliver virtual hearings.


This webinar has now taken place.

The speakers

Phillipa Charles

Philippa Charles, Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Stewarts

Duncan Matthews

Duncan Matthews QC, Joint Head of Chambers, Twenty Essex

Owen Lawrence

Owen Lawrence, CEO, International Arbitration Centre (IAC)

Taryn Auchecorne

Taryn Auchecorne, Business Development Director, Opus 2