Oxford-Style Debate on Res Judicata in International Arbitration Proposition: An arbitral tribunal’s decision should bind other arbitral tribunals subsequently deciding related disputes on the same issue(s) of fact or law.

Monday, November 15
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Sponsor – American Society of International Law


Introduction (5 mins), Round 1 (10 mins each), Tribunal questions/comments (15 mins), Rebuttal (5 mins each), Tribunal deliberation/decision (10 mins), (suggested 15 mins more for audience questions/comments)


  • Emma Lindsay (Moderator); Partner – Withersworldwide
  • Simon Batifort (Debater); Partner – Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
  • Ben Love (Debater); Partner – Boies Schiller Flexner
  • Ben Juratowitch QC; Partner, Essex Court Chambers
  • Carmen Martinez Lopez (Tribunal); Partner – Three Crowns
  • Lucidna Low (Tribunal); Partner – Steptoe & Johnson