• 4th IATC Conference
    Advocacy in Arbitration:
    Bridging Borders, Enhancing the Rule of Law
    Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 April 2020
    The Murray Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel

About the Conference

Welcome to the website for the 4th IATC Conference.

This Conference will be held in Hong Kong on Monday 6 April and Tuesday 7 April 2020 at the Murray Hotel, immediately after the HK Rugby Sevens (Friday 3 to Sunday 5 April); followed by the World Bar Conference organised by ICAB, on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 April 2020. 

The theme of the Conference is arbitration as a universal language for both civil and common law jurisdictions, focusing on the advocacy skills required.

There will be a welcome reception on the Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 10:00pm in The Arches at the Murray Hotel, and a Gala Dinner to be held at Maxims Palace in City Hall on Monday 7 April.

We hope you will join us at the Conference and look forward to receiving you in Hong Kong.

Contact Email: IATC2020HK@i-atc.com


Welcome Reception


Session 2

Conference Pack

Supporting Organisation

Preferred Hotel

Preferred Airline

About the IATC

The International Advocacy Training Council Ltd (IATC) is a charitable organization registered in Hong Kong.

The aims of the organization are to:
  1. promote the rule of law;
  2. promote high standards of advocacy internationally;
  3. promote best-practice in advocacy training internationally;
  4. promote the independence and integrity of advocates internationally; and
  5. promote good administration of justice;

by providing advocacy training or similar activities in jurisdictions around the world, on a non-profit making basis; and supporting and co-ordinating the provision of international advocacy training by affiliated bar associations or councils around the world.


Affiliated Bars and Law Associations

Australian Bar Association www.austbar.asn.au
General Council of the Bar of England & Wales www.barcouncil.org.uk
Hong Kong Bar Association www.hkba.org
The Bar of Ireland www.lawlibrary.ie
Malaysian Bar Council www.malaysianbar.org.my
The Bar Council of Northern Ireland www.barofni.com
New Zealand Bar Association www.nzbar.org.nz
The Faculty of Advocates www.advocates.org.uk
The Law Society of Singapore www.lawsociety.org.sg
General Council of the Bar of South Africa www.sabar.co.za


The Hon. Chief Justice Kiefel, High Court of Australia
The Hon. Chief Justice Ma, Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong SAR
The Rt. Hon. The Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Former President, Supreme Court of UK

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