12.01.2018

08:30h

Lisbon

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Abreu Advogados hosts the Seminar of the UIA

On January 12th and 13th, 2018, Abreu Advogados is hosting at its headquarters a Seminar organised by the Mediation and Conflict Prevention and Sports Law Commissions of the UIA - Union Internationale des Avocats. The Seminar’s theme is Mediation for Sports Disputes: Turning Adversaries Into Teammates".

The Seminar, sponsored by Abreu Advogados, aims to address the growing importance of mediation of sports disputes, ending with a simulation of sports mediation.

Pedro Pais de Almeida, Partner at Abreu Advogados and President of the UIA, will deliver the opening address, while the closing speech will be delivered by Fernando Veiga Gomes, Partner and head of the Sports Law practice area at Abreu Advogados and President of the Sports Law Commission of the UIA.

Thomas Gaultier (Of-counsel and Vice President of the Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commission of the UIA), Alexandre Miguel Mestre (Of-counsel of Abreu Advogados) and André Pereira da Fonseca (Associate Lawyer at Abreu Advogados) will take part in the discussion panels as Speakers. 

For more information: https://goo.gl/G3MxJN

Schedule

  • 08:30

    REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS

    Abreu Advogados

     

    OPENING REMARKS
    • Pedro PAIS DE ALMEIDA, UIA President, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

    • Guilherme FIGUEIREDO, President of the Portuguese Bar, Lisbon, Portugal

    • Luís MIGUEL PAIS ANTUNES, President of the Portuguese Sports Arbitral Court, Lisbon, Portugal

    • Georges FEGHALI, President of the UIA Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commission, Georges Feghali Conflict Management & Resolution Office, Beirut, Lebanon

  • 09:30

    Anatomy of a Sports Dispute – What Makes Mediation Suitable For Them

    Speakers:

    • Emanuel MACEDO DE MEDEIROS, The ICSS Insight, London, United Kingdom

    • Josep F. VANDELLOS, Vandellos Sports Law Partners, Valencia, Spain

    • Marie-Anne BASTIN, DS Avocats, Brussels, Belgium

  • 11:00

    COFFEE BREAK

  • 11:30

    Meditation Alongside other Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for Sports -   Comparative and Complementary Approach

    Speakers:

    • David CASSERLY, Vice President of the UIA Sports Law Commission, Lausanne, Switzerland

    • João NOGUEIRA DA ROCHA, MRGL Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

    • Xavier FAVRE-BULLE, Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 13:00

    LUNCH

  • 14:30

    Sports Mediatation "How to" - A Pratical Walkthrough from A to Z

    Speakers:

    • Clifford J. HENDERL, Araoz y Rueda Abogados, Madrid, Spain

    • Sohrab DANESHKU, Lewis Silkin, London, United Kingdom

    • Thomas GAULTIER, Vice President of the UIA Mediation and Conflit Preventation Comission, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 16:00

    COFFEE BREAK

  • 16:30

    Challenges and Opportunities of Sports - The Future of Mediation in Sports

    Speakers:

    • Birgit SAMBETH GLASNER, President of the UIA Swiss National Committee, Altenburguer LTD Legal, Geneva, Switzerland

    • Leonor CHASTRE, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, Lisbon, Portugal

    • José Luis ANDRADE, Head of CAS Mediation, Lausanne, Switerzerland

    • Alexandre MIGUEL MESTRE, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 18:00

    CLOSING REMARKS

    Thomas GAULTIER, Vice President of the UIA Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commission, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

    Fernando VEIGA GOMES, President of the UIA Sports Law Commission, Abreu Advogados, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 20:00

    OPTIONAL DINNER

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