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Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM [WAST]

573 Hay St, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia

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Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM [WAST]

City of Perth Library, 573 Hay St, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia.


Expert Evidence in Energy and Resource Arbitrations

The Perth Centre for Energy and Resources Arbitration invites you to our Annual 2016 Conference 


4.30 - 6.30 | Conference

New City of Perth Library Auditorium

573 Hay Street, Perth WA 6000 


6.30 - 8.00 | Sundowner 

Halford Bar 

Cnr Hay Street and Cathedral Ave, Perth WA 6000



Mr Chris Zelestis QC, Francis Burt Chambers 

Mr Chris Milburn, Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Toronto

Mr Graham Walker, Resource Economist, formerly of Evans & Peck and Barrick Gold Corporation

Ms Jill Hoffmann, Vice President, Commercial, Woodside Energy 

Mr Matthew Gearing QC, Partner, Allen & Overy, Hong Kong 


  Event Program  

4.30 - 6.30 Conference at City of Perth Library 


4.30 Expert evidence - legal issues 

Mr Chris Zelestic QC - Admissibility and ethics 

Mr Matthew Gearing QC - Recent developments and current problems


5.15 Industry perspectives on expert evidence 

Ms Jill Hoffmann - Commercial interests (confidentiality and conflicts) 

Mr Graham Walker - Feasibility Studies 

Mr Chris Milburn - Assessment of damages


6.00 - 6.25 Moderated discussion

Ms Dawna Wright of FTI Consulting and Dr Sam Luttrell of Clifford Chance

will moderate discussion with the panel and the floor on best principles as well as

other relevant matters in the context of the earlier presentations 


6.25 - 6.30 Final remarks and a vote of thanks


6.30 - 8.00 Sundowner drinks at Halford bar


 CPD Points 

 1 CPD point in Competency Area 2 

1 CPD Point in Competency Area 4 


Hosted by Kanaga Dharmananda SC and Michael Feutrill

Kanaga Dharmananda


PCERA is a not-for-profit company, established to coordinate and facilitate the resolution of disputes in the energy and resources sectors and related industries by way of arbitration and other innovative and specialised methods of alternative dispute resolution. The centre is based in Perth, Western Australia, a regional hub for Australian and Asian energy and resource projects.

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