On Friday 27th February, Tim Jones was an invited speaker at a seminar on international arbitration organised by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Tim spoke on “The West Tankers saga – arbitration, anti-suit injunctions and EU law”.

On 28th February and 1st March, Tim acted as chair of arbitration panels in six arbitration moots between teams drawn from universities in South-Eastern Europe. The moots over which Tim presided involved teams from: Târgu-Mures (Universitatea Petru Maior), Romania; Skopje (University of Ss Cyril and Methodius), Macedonia; Sofia (Sofia University), Bulgaria; Sofia (New Bulgarian University), Bulgaria; and Veliko Turnovo (University of Veliko Turnovo), Bulgaria. The topic of the moots was a problem under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”)

As well as being a barrister, Tim is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, having reached fellowship level in both UK Arbitration and International Arbitration.

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