Workshop on Domestic and International Arbitration with Practical Exercises


Organizer Ghana Arbitration Centre
Venue Accra Marriot Hotel, Airport, Accra.
Start Date Jul 04, 2018
End Date Jul 06, 2018
Time 09:30 am
Fees GH¢ 3,000.00

Event Description

The Ghana Arbitration Centre is organising a three day workshop on Domestic and International Arbitration with Practical Exercises.

Course Content

The workshop will, among other, educate prospective arbitration practitioners in domestic and international arbitration proceedings under Act 798 and underscore the critical importance for stakeholders in deploying the enonnous benefits of using arbitration to resolve their disputes expeditiously.A key component of this workshop will be practical exercises and role plays by participants. 

The outline of the syllabus includes but not limited to the following key subjects: 

  • Introduction to Domestic and Intenational Arbitration
  • Negotiating and Drafting ArbitJation Agreement 
  • Commencing a Domestic and Intemational Arbitration  
  • Responding to a Notice of Arbitration
  • Constilution of the Arbitral Tribunal
  • Challenging, Impeaching or Objecting to the Tribunal
  • Arbitration Management Meeting/Procedural Meeting Under the Rules of Various Arbitration Institutions 
  • Drafting of Pleadilgs in Domestic and International Arbitration
  • Principles of Conducting an Arbitral Hearing 
  • Moot Hearing
  • Discussion of Moot Hearing
  • Cost of the Arbitration

Resource Persons

  • Nene Amegatcher, Managing Partner, Sam Okudzeto & Associates, Accra 
  • Shadrack Arhin Esq., Corporate Legal Concept, Accra 
  • Kizito Beyuo Esq., Beyuo & Co., Private Legal Practftioners, Accra 
  • Emmanuel Amofa Esq., Administrator, Ghana Arbitration Centre, Accra 
  • Thaddeus Sory Esq., Managing Partner, Sory @ Law, Accra 
  • Nana Tawiah Okyir, lecturer, Faculty of Law, GIMPA, Accra


  • Three Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢3,000.00) for early bird registration (before 20th June. 2018) and Three Thousand Five Hundred Ghana cedis (GH3,500.00) for late registraion (after 21- June, 2018).
  • The registraion fee covers tuition for the three (3) days, course materials and lunch breaks.


  • July 4 to 6, 2018 from 9.00 am to 4.30 p.m. each day.

How To Participate

Target Group
Legal Practitioners, Judges, Arbitrators and ADR Practitioners, Executives/Officers involved in negotiation of international agreements, Accountants, Engineers, Bankers, Surveyors, Architects, Contractors, Industrial Relations Officers, Businessmen, other Professionals and students in tertiary institutions. 

Registration forms are available online at

  • and at the offices of the Ghana Arbitration Centre, No. C122A/3, Farrar Avenue, Asylum Down, near the Trust Towers, Accra or call Telephone Numbers 0302-240820/0302-240924, Closing date for submission of registration forms is 26th June, 2018. 
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