Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre (GIMAC) Presents: A Panel Discussion on “The Role of Experts in Arbitration and Expert Determination”



The Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre (GIMAC) A centre of Gujarat Maritime University is delighted to announce an upcoming panel discussion focusing on "The Role of Experts in Arbitration and Expert Determination".

 This insightful session will feature distinguished industry leaders who will explore the critical contributions of experts in the arbitration process. This event promises to be an enriching experience for professionals involved in dispute resolution, legal practitioners, and anyone interested in the nuances of arbitration.



The significance of this panel discussion cannot be overstated. This session is pivotal for several reasons. Firstly, it aims to enhance understanding of expert roles by demystifying their responsibilities in arbitration and emphasizing their importance in providing objective, technical, and specialized knowledge, which is critical for informed decision-making.

Secondly, it promotes best practices by offering attendees insights into the criteria for expert selection and the standards for expert reports and testimonies, ensuring that their contributions effectively support the arbitration process.

Thirdly, the discussion addresses the legal complexities involved in engaging experts, providing participants with a clearer understanding of how to navigate the legal landscape in arbitration. This knowledge is essential for ensuring compliance and maximizing the impact of expert involvement. Additionally, the session fosters professional development by offering a unique opportunity for professionals involved in arbitration to learn from leading figures in the field, enhancing their skills and expanding their networks. Finally, by bringing together thought leaders and practitioners, the panel aims to drive the development of industry standards and guidelines for the effective use of experts in arbitration and expert determination.



Janet Chai

(Partner, Chooi & Company)


Mrinal Jain

(Managing Director, Secretariat)


Pratyush Sharma

(Senior Manager, Accuracy)

Date: June 2nd 2024 (Sunday)

Time: 10:30 A.M.


*No registration fees*


Registration Link -


For more details contact:

Ms. Shreya Kankas

Case Counsel (Trainee)

Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre

Mob +91 9998800512


Mr. Rajath K. U

Case Counsel (Trainee)

Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre

Mob +91 7019945898