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CPD by Others
Code : 2015046
Event Name : The Duties and Liabilities of Arbitrators appointed in Land Premium Arbitrations and Challenges to the Arbitrator - Independence and Impartiality
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : John Litton QC and Toby Wakin
Event Date : 25/03/2015
Event Time : 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : GPD
Organizer : GPD
Closing Date : 11/03/2015
Fee : HK$120 for member; HK$150 for non-member (HK$30 walk in surcharge for all pricings listed)
Priority : GPD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

John Litton QC, 48, was born in Hong Kong. He obtained his LL.B from Southhampton University in 1988. He was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 1989, the Hong Kong Bar in 1990, the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (BVI) in 2013 and the Northern Ireland Bar in 2013. He practices from Landmark Chambers in London and Ronny Wong SC's Chambers in Hong Kong. He was appointed as Queen's Counsel in 2010. His areas of expertise cover town planning, environmental law, administrative law, rating & valuation and commercial litigation. He advises on lease modification, acted for the HK Government in the Best Origin litigation concerning the payment of Government rent and is currently acting for CLP in its rating appeals.

Toby Watkin read law at St John's College Cambridge, and was called to the bar of England & Wales in 1996. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a qualified mediator. His practice spans all areas of property litigation, both in courts and before arbitral tribunals, as well as accepting instructions himself as arbitrator, legal assessor and expert determiner. He is recognised as a Leading Junior in property litigation in the UK edition of Chambers & Partners, and was a committee member of the UK Property Bar Association and for 10 years, and its secretary for 3. He is also the Chairman of the Investigation Committee of The Academy of Experts.

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