Abdulmalik Altamimi

Prince Sultan University

Saudi Arabia

I'm former co-coach of PSU team and I arbitrated many pre-moots last year.

Abhinav Hansaraman



Abhinav Hansaraman works with a law firm in India.

Abhishek Bhadang



I am appointed as Arbitrator in several commercial matters including matters arising out of franchise agreement. As Arbitrator, I have decided application seeking interim relief and raising jurisdictional issue. Also, I have conducted trials. As lawyer, I have handled Execution Applications, Section 34 Petition challenging Arbitral Award

Adam El Shalakany



Adam El Shalakany is a disputes specialist and acts as counsel and arbitrator at Shalakany. Trained in the Common Law and Civil Law legal systems Adam is experienced in high-value, complex and multi-jurisdictional disputes in the MENA region including Egypt, the U.A.E., Iraq, Kuwait, Oman and Sudan as well as before investment tribunals.

Adela Mao

Tower Chambers

Hong Kong

Barrister; ICC YAAF Representative for North Asia Chapter (2021-24)

Adrian CK Wong

Rede Chambers

Hong Kong

A Vis and Vis East participant in his university days, Adrian continued his dedication in Vis by leading the University of Hong Kong Vis Team as a coach in 2012 and 2013 after his call to the HKSAR Bar in 2011. Adrian has a broad civil practice, acting as advisor and advocate in both litigation and arbitration. Adrian also takes a keen interest in teaching, acting as lecturer at the Peking University Faculty of Law as well as a Part-Time Lecturer in PCLL, HKU.

Aishath Suma Ilyas

Maldives Moot Court Society


Suma is currently working as a Trainee Lawyer at SHC Lawyers LLP and is the founder and president of the Maldives Moot Court Society. Suma was part of the first Maldivian team that competed at the 27th Vis Moot. She also received a honorable mention for the respondent memorandum submitted to the 17th Vis (East) Moot. In 2021, Suma became the first Maldivian to compete at the ICYF Model OIC International Summit and be selected among the best delegates. She also coached the first Vis Moot team of Jamia Millia to the semi-finals of the 2022 ACIC Vis Pre Moot.




I am a Dual-Qualified lawyer with over six years of experience in arbitration, commercial litigation, and dispute board proceedings. I focus on complex energy, infrastructure, and engineering disputes. I have advised on Change in Law, Delay, Force Majeure, Variation, Termination, etc., based on FIDIC and other standard forms of contract. I have strategized the life cycle of disputes, drafted pleadings, guided witnesses, worked with experts, and been the second counsel.

Alan Sham

MinterEllison LLP

Hong Kong

Alan is a Trainee Solicitor at MinterEllison LLP in Hong Kong. He represented the Chinese University of Hong Kong in the 19th Vis East as an oralist. He is currently part of the Regional Representative Team (North Asia) of the Moot Alumni Association.

Alan Kah Kit Leong

Alan Leong SC's Chambers

Hong Kong

Alan was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1983 and appointed Senior Counsel in 1998. He was admitted as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators on 30 July 2019 and is now Head of Alan Leong SC's Chambers.

Albert YEU


Hong Kong

Chartered civil engineer with over 20 years experience in the construction public sector in Hong Kong. Construction arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator.

Albert T. da Rosa

Raymond Siu & Lawyers

Hong Kong

Mr. Albert Thomas da Rosa, Junior, Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal (BBS), FCIArb, FHKIArb, FHKIoD, FHKSI, LL.B. (Hons) LL.M. (HKU) has been a Hong Kong solicitor since 1980 and partner of Cheung Tong & Rosa Solicitors between 1983-2021. He is now consultant with Raymond Siu & Lawyers. Between 1998-2014, he served on the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and ultimately as the Tribunal Convenor thereof. Between 2006-2020, he served on the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance) to adjudicate on tax appeals and ultimately as the Chairman thereof. He is a member of International Association of Tax Judges.

Alex Chan

Paul Hastings

Hong Kong

I am a junior associate and a member of the CIArb and an associate member of the HKIArb.

Alex Ye


Hong Kong

Alex is a senior associate in the international arbitration and litigation team. He has advised and represented clients from Asia, Europe and Americas in a variety of contentious matters, with a particular focus on international arbitration and disputes in Hong Kong and Mainland China involving cross-border elements and parallel proceedings. His practice covers general commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency, regulatory investigations and contentious probate disputes.

Alex Zheng Wei

W&H Law Firm


Alex Wei focuses his practice on dispute resolution, intellectual property, investment & financing, and other commercial transactions. He frequently assists multinational companies and foreign investors on complex legal issues relating to the formation, reorganization, M&A, employment, and regulatory matters in China. Alex has worked with clients in various sectors, including TMT, automotive, AI, medical devices, PE, and VC. Before joining W&H Law Firm, Alex worked at a leading PRC law firm and was an in-house counsel at a top multinational telecommunication company, taking charge of legal and compliance matters in the Asia-Pacific Area and the CIS region.

Alexander Tunstall

Carnival Corporation

Hong Kong

I am a Chartered Engineer, with nearly 30 years experience in maritime operations and passenger ship building - most recently specialising in the management and execution of shipbuilding contracts in Europe and Asia. Although not a practising lawyer, I have qualifications in both law (B.A and L.L.M) and dispute resolution, as well as engineering (M.Eng). I am a Fellow of CIArb, and a Member of IMarEST, HKMAG, and a supporting member LMAA. I am also an Accredited Mediator in Hong Kong. I have frequently applied my technical and legal knowledge/experience whilst managing numerous disputes between Builder, Owners and Suppliers.

Alexander von Keudell

CMS Hong Kong

Hong Kong/Germany

Alexander studied law in Germany and finished his studies in 2021. Since then he has been going through a two year mandatory job training with stations at the regional court, with a prosecutor and at different law firms. Currently he has joined the dispute resolution team of CMS Hong Kong as a trainee lawyer for his last station of the job training. Alexander is working as a research assistant at the University of Passau and has participated in the 26th Moot as a team member and in the 29th Moot as a coach for the University of Passau.

Alice Wang

Pinsent Masons

Hong Kong

Alice is a senior associate in Pinsent Masons’ global international arbitration practice group. Alice is qualified in Queensland Australia and worked in Australia and Hong Kong with top tier international law firms, as well as with the in-house legal teams of multinational companies. Her practice area focuses on the contentious aspects of projects, acting for main contractors, sub-contractors and employers in arbitration and court proceedings on oil and gas, building and other civil engineering projects. Alice advises large infrastructure and energy projects located in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and South America and represents clients in international arbitrations conducted in major arbitral institutions.

Alok Kumar

Counsel At Supreme Court Of India,New Delhi


Instructed to appear in construction arbitration matters against major Public Sector Undertakings (government instrumentalities).Instructed to appear in complex contractual matters pertaining to construction of major highways and expressways in India in actions for injunctive relief, repudiation, termination, damages. Acted for and advised clients in arbitrations held under a wide variety of rules (LCIA, SIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL) as well as in ad hoc arbitral proceedings. Acted for and advised clients across business sectors, including, but not limited to, financial services, construction and real estate.

Amber Chandio

Trainee at European center for mediation and arbitration


Amber chandio is Currently trainee at European center of mediation and arbitration France and member of new York bar association. He did constructive arbitration course and contract law course virtually from university of Leiden neitherland. He is currently pursuing his career from one of prestigious institute of Pakistan " school of law quaid-i-Azam university Islamabad. He has done 20 moot court national and international competitions as an Arbitrator, judge , coach organizer and participant. He did recently international construction moot court competition which was hosted by Russian arbitration center. He has adequate knowledge of arbitration and mooting.

Amrit Singh

AnchayilKumar - Advocates


I am an associate at AnchayilKumar - Advocates. I am a disputes lawyer in arbitration and I also deal with commercial litigation arising out of shareholder disputes, joint venture disputes, contract disputes and regulatory disputes.

Andrea De Biase



Andrea is a disputes practitioner with extensive experience acting on a diverse range of international construction and commercial disputes for clients operating in the oil & gas, construction & engineering and infrastructure sectors. Andrea is currently undertaking the Delos Remote Oral Advocacy Programme and volunteering at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre whilst on sabbatical. Previously Andrea worked as a Senior Associate at King & Spalding in London. Andrea is a qualified lawyer in both Australia and England & Wales. She participated in the 18th Vis Moot where her team received multiple awards for their memorandum and oral advocacy.

Andrew Burr

16 Marina One Chambers


Andrew Burr MA (Cantab), Fellow PMCOS, was called to the English Bar by Inner Temple in 1981 and has practised primarily in construction and technology law since, also acting as Adjudicator, Arbitrator and Mediator. He edited the Construction Law Journal for37+ years and is preparing the latest editions of Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts, International Contractual and Statutory Adjudication and European Construction Contracts. Andrew chaired the European Branch of the CIArb for four years and sat on its PSC which re-drafted the Arbitration Rules and many Guidelines. He assisted the ICC with the revision of its Dispute Board Rules.

Andrew Chin

Harney Westwood & Riegels

Hong Kong

Andrew is an experienced international commercial arbitration specialist and a commercial litigator that specialises in dealing with shareholder and commercial disputes. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is admitted on the panels of the THAC, BVI Arbitration Centre and Shanghai International Arbitration Centre.

Andrew Rigden Green

Stephenson Harwood

Hong Kong

Andrew has been practising arbitration at Stephenson Harwood in both London and Hong Kong for over 20 years.

Andrew Ray Rosales

Ateneo Society of International Law


VIS East 2019 Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate

Andrey Kotelnikov

Robert Gordon University

Dr Andrey Kotelnikov is a Lecturer in the Law School at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen (UK). He teaches Dispute Resolution, Arbitration Law, Advanced Mediation Practice, Advanced Business Law, the Law of Obligations and Evidence, and a few other modules.

Andrius Bambalas

Advokato profesinė bendrija LITIGO






ANGELA MITA – BACIU, PhD Lecturer of Law at Faculty of Law, UPA UNIVERSITY of IASI, Romania, Attorney at law, the Bar Association of IASI Arbitrator, the International Commercial Court of Arbitration related to Chamber of Commerce and Industry of IASI Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies LONDON Lecturer at The National Institute for Lawyers’ Professional Formation and Education, Iasi Mediator email: [email protected] tel/fax +40.0232 217 355 Mobile telephone +40 722 304 301

Angus Macinnis

StevensVuaran Lawyers/Australain Catholic University


Arbitrators gonna arbitrate

Anita Natalia



Anita is a commercial litigator and her work focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration. Anita is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators. She is also a panel member of Counsel acting for the Malaysian Bar Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board. She is on the panel of arbitrators of the Asian International Arbitration Centre. Anita is also the Regional Ambassador for Malaysia and Member of HK45, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

Anna Avdulova

Ivanyan & Partners


Anna Avdulova is an Associate at Ivanyan & Partners law firm and specializes in international arbitration and public international law. She has experience representing the respondent state in the UNCLOS arbitration and major investment treaty cases. She has also advised clients in relation to commercial arbitration proceedings and disputes in foreign jurisdictions. Anna was part of the Higher School of Economics Vis Moot team at the 16th Vis East Moot and the 27th Vis Moot. She has been coaching the team ever since.

Anna Kalašnikovová

Bříza & Trubač, s.r.o., attorneys at law / Coach of Charles University team

Czech Republic

Anna is working as a junior associate at Bříza & Trubač, s.r.o. law firm in Prague, Czech Republic. Anna had participated as a mootie in the team of Charles University in the 27th Vis Moot (top 16 elimination round speaker in Vienna) and since then has been in the coaching team of the Charles University Vis Moot Team.

Anne Wang


Hong Kong

Anne Wang is a Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Hong Kong. She previously worked as a tribunal secretary and solicitor in Sydney. Anne participated in the Vienna Virtual Vis Moot in 2020, representing Stockholm University while on exchange. She holds LLB (Hons I) and BA (Dist.) degrees from the University of New South Wales and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, Australia. She is the Co-Chair of the Moot Alumni Association (MAA) Mentor-Mentee Programme.

Anny Wong

AlphaSmart World Limited

Hong Kong


Anson Lo

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

Hong Kong

I am in RPC's Commercial Disputes team, with experience in complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. My practice includes broad range of civil contentious matters including contractual disputes, shareholders and boardroom disputes, professional negligence claims and regulatory matters such as investigations and disciplinary proceedings. I work closely with high net-worth individuals, multinational corporations, third party funders, professional service firms (including accountants, auditors and solicitors) and their insurers.

Artem Chupakhin

MGKA Gorbachev & Partners


Graduated from international private law department I have strong ties with Willem C. Vis Competition as former participant, coach and arbitrator, attending both Vienna competition and numerous pre-moots. Not to say that I also met my wife on the Vis-Moot. After working in international law firm and as an in-house lawyer, I decided to devote my career to litigation starting a local law boutique in Moscow. Every year I cherish an opportunity to be a part of this event - its unique spirit inspires me as I see hundreds of students showing their love and devotion to the legal profession.

Audrey Lim



Until December 2021, I learned that however complex the issues may be, each case tells a different story. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to any given problem.

Ayush Chaddha

National University of Singapore


Ayush Chaddha is an India-qualified lawyer and is presently pursuing Master of Laws in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Prior to joining NUS, he was practicing with the dispute resolution team of AZB & Partners, Mumbai where his practice was primarily focused on corporate litigation and commercial arbitration (domestic and international). His experience spans a broad range of fields, including energy, corporate joint-ventures, financial services and private equity sector. He regularly advises and represents clients in commercial disputes before courts and institutional (including under SIAC, ICC and LCIA Rules) and ad-hoc arbitrations

Aziz Tayabali Samiwalla

Aziz Tayabali & Associates


A litigator, mediator, neutral evaluator, arbitrator & one who strongly believes in alternative dispute resolution. A firm believer that before any litigation or arbitration, one must always look at other means to resolve such conflict or dispute between parties.