Joint LCA – UNCITRAL Conference on Arbitration

The Conference is organised by Lagos Court of Arbitration in conjunction with UNCITRAL. This will take place at the Lagos Court of Arbitration from 17th – 19th May 2017.

THEME:  “Back to Basics: Assumptions and Challenges of International Arbitration”

WHERE: Lagos Court of Arbitration, 1a Remi Olowude Street, Lekki Peninsula Phase 1 (Atlantic Side), Lagos, Nigeria

WHO: Arbitrators, In-house counsels, Lawyers, Engineers, Architects, Government officials, International businesses and postgraduate students.

OBJECTIVE: Analysis of the changing arbitral landscape in international arbitration and the progress of arbitral institutions such as LCA on the  Africa continent.

The conference will focus on:

  • Attitudes in International Arbitration
  • Investment Treaty Arbitration
  • Growth and development of existing Institutions
  • Government intervention in International Arbitration
  • Public-Private Partnership in Arbitration
  • Trends in Investment Arbitration


The Lagos Court of Arbitration is looking forward to welcoming distinguished speakers on arbitration as well as connecting delegates from Africa and beyond. Joint LCA – UNCITRAL  Conference on Arbitration will focus on addressing the current state of arbitration on the Africa continent, its challenges and the huge potential for the arbitral institutions.

Programme to follow shortly.
Accommodation is not included and participants are requested to make their own accommodation arrangements. The Lagos Court of Arbitration has negotiated preferred rates for the participants at the following hotels.

You can find the list of choice hotels within the vicinity:

  •  Four Points by Sheraton Lagos

Address: Plot 9/10 Block 2 Oniru Chieftaincy Estate, Lagos | Phone: 01 448 9444

  • Peninsula Hotel & Towers

Lekki Address: Block 94, 16, Plot 14 Lekki – Epe Express Road, Lekki  | Phone: 0709 812 3966

  • Lekki Waterside Hotel, Lagos

Address: Plot 2B Wole Olateju Crescent, Lekki  | Phone: 01 715 2334


Participation fee

For registrations made before February 20, 2017 an early bird fee of N40,000 applies.

The ordinary fee for registrations made thereafter is N50,000 ($164 Dollar equivalent).

The fee includes the participation at the conference, refreshments during coffee breaks, lunch and a cocktail reception following the conference.

Click to register Conference Registration Form and follow the payment instructions below.

In case of any questions, please contact:

Payment instructions

You may make payment as follows:

Account Name: Lagos Court of Arbitration

Account Number: 0001224652

Sort Code: 068150015

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank Limited

Branch: Ahmadu Bello Way

Address: Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria, Island Lagos

When paying the fee, please state your name and “Joint LCA – UNCITRAL Conference″. As soon as we have received the payment, we will send you a confirmation. CLICK here to download registration form


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