Meg Kinnear, secretary-general of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and vice president of the World Bank, has been announced as joining the speakers at this year’s London International Disputes Week, which opens on 3 June. The event, now in its fifth year, will be the most expansive yet, showcasing London’s role as the leading centre for international dispute resolution. 

Meg Kinnear, managing director or the International Center for Settlement and Investment Disputes at the World Bank in Washington

Kinnear: 'Innovation and inclusivity are the hallmarks of London International Disputes Week'

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Its core conference, on Tuesday 4 June, will be led by internationally renowned judges, arbitrators and lawyers, including the lady chief justice, Baroness Carr.

Kinnear will deliver the closing keynote. She said: 'Innovation and inclusivity are the hallmarks of London International Disputes Week. LIDW24 promises to continue that tradition at a time when the rule of law and peaceful dispute resolution are essential in confronting our current global challenges.'

The event’s organisers have also announced details of International Arbitration Day, on Monday 3 June. It will feature keynotes from industry leaders such as Lord (David) Wolfson KC. Panel discussions will span a wide range of topics in key jurisdictions, from India to Saudi Arabia, and from Africa to North and Latin America.

The full calendar of events is available here