ILSCA International Conference on Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration

ILS Centre for Arbitration (ILSCA)


4th-5th August 2017 ILS Law College, Pune

ILSCA is organizing a two-day on International Conference on Contemporary issues in International Arbitration 4th-5th August 2017 at ILS Law College, Pune.

ILS Centre for Arbitration (ILSCA) was established on 3rd December 2016 by the Governing Council of the Indian Law Society with the sole purpose of providing facilities for ad-hoc arbitration and also institutional arbitrations, both in domestic as well as International Commercial Arbitrations. The Centre also has on its agenda amongst various other activities – to hold Conferences, Seminars, and Training programmes for the benefit of students and faculty alike.

The Conference scheduled for 4th and 5th August 2017 is the first activity under ILSCA for the year 2017. The discussions of the Conference will chiefly emphasize on numerous current issues about International Commercial Arbitration. The Conference seeks to highlight the increasing relevance and impact of arbitration, particularly with regard to international commercial arbitration, in dispute resolution.


DAY -1- Friday – 4th August 2017

  • International Arbitration and Domestic Arbitration: The Distinction
  • Selecting an Arbitral Seat: Key Considerations
  • Evidence in International Arbitration Procedure

DAY-2- Saturday – 5th August 2017

  • Role of Courts in International Arbitration
  • Abuse of process in International Investment Arbitration
  • India as an International Commercial Arbitration Hub-The Challenges


  • Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo

            Director at Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration

  • Hiroo Advani

           Founding Partner, Advani and Co.

  • Andrew Battisson

          Partner, Allen and Overy

  • Promod Nair

           Advocate, Arista Chambers

  • Ngangom Junior Luwang

            Senior Partner, Kocchar and Co

  • Shaneen Parikh

            Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

  • Tejas Karia

         Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

  • Philip Teoh

          Partner, Azmi & Associates

  • Vyapak Desai

          Partner, Nishith Desai Associates

  • Raj Panchmatia

          Partner, Khaitan and Co.

  • Shreyas Jaisimha

          Advocate and Founder, Aarna Law

  • Dharshini Prasad

         Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

  • Vivek Kapoor

         Senior Associate, Stephenson Harwood LLP


Registration Fee:

ILS Students: Rs. 1100/-

Non- ILS Students: Rs. 1500/-

Others: Rs. 4000/- with the email subject “Enrollment for the International Conference”

After Registration, Course ID shall be allotted to candidate and only by that seat no. the fees is payable. The last date of registration as well as payment is 27th July 2017. Register at the earliest possible.

Payment Details:

Payment can be made online from 12/07/2017 or Demand Draft in Named on ” Indian Law Society Center for Arbitration” Payable at Pune.

Online Payment Link :

Step I: Select category – ‘ILSCA International Conference”. New page will open, enter the Course ID.(Take care that CORRECT details are filled)

Step II: Click on Submit. New page opens, verify your details. This is the last opportunity to make changes or modify the details. Click Confirm only when verified carefully.

Step III: Payment window opens – with Payment modes – State Bank of India Internet Banking, Other Bank’s Internet Banking, Debit/Credit Cards and Cash Deposit. Select any one mode and fill in the required details according to the nature of transaction.

Step IV : Please email the registration form and payment receipt to immediately after payment is made.


Details will be posted form time to time at:

For More details Send a Email to :

Faculty Incharge: Ms. Sathya Narayan, Director, ILS Centre for Arbitration

Student Coordinators : Srishti: 9956344953 , Naveena Pradeep: 9673992546