REMOTE ORAL ADVOCACY PROGRAMME (ROAP)
Please meet the Ambassadors for the 2023 editions of ROAP Americas, Asia, EMEA, Construction (EMEA), and LatAm, all of whom participated successfully in one of the ROAP 2022 editions:
From left to right and top to bottom, we are delighted to have Timothy Hughes, Minwoo Kim, Fiona Poon, Tze Siong Ang, Joonhak Choi, Rebecca James, Pushkar Keshavmurthy, Anton Garmoza, Thembela Ndwandwe, Lucy Preston, Christopher Humby, Chizaram Mbah, Patricia Snell, Sacha Guillame, Nicolás Alarcón, Lucía Cazal Zaldiva, Juan Pablo Gómez Moreno and Juan Pablo Labbé. Their short bios and information about the edition they support are set out below.
ROAP Americas 2023/4
ROAP Asia 2023
ROAP EMEA 2023
Chizaram is a Nigeria-qualified lawyer having over six years of post-call experience in dispute resolution, with demonstrated interest in international arbitration. She is currently an Associate in the dispute resolution team at Aluko & Oyebode, Lagos, Nigeria, where she regularly advises and represents clients in commercial litigation matters - including matters for the enforcement of international arbitration awards - before Nigerian courts. She also advises and represents clients in international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the ICSID, ICC, or LCIA Rules, and in ad-hoc arbitration proceedings under the Nigerian Arbitration Act.
She holds an LLM degree in International Dispute Settlement from the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (also known as the 'MIDS' programme). Prior to working at Aluko & Oyebode, she gained considerable international arbitration experience training at reputable international law firms including Lalive, Geneva, and Three Crowns LLP, London, and in the leading investment arbitration institution, ICSID, Washington DC. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Arbitral Women, ICC-YAAF, and Young ICCA.
Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2011 (Paris Bar School 2011 class valedictorian), Sacha Willaume specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution. He regularly acts as counsel and secretary to the arbitral tribunal in international ad hoc or institutional arbitration proceedings (ICC, ICSID, SIAC, CCIG, CPA) in the sectors of energy, joint ventures, distribution, intellectual property and construction, applying the laws of several jurisdictions. His experience also includes French court proceedings related to arbitration (challenge or enforcement of international arbitral awards, claims for breach of contract against arbitral institutions).
Sacha holds two Master's degrees from the University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne in international economic law (in partnership with Columbia Law School) and business law, as well as a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from King's College London (with First Class honours).
A winner of the 2022 edition of the Delos ROAP EMEA Cross-examination Course and a co-winner of the Best Award prize in the 2016 Young Arbitrators Match, as well as a member of the ICC YAF and the CFA-40, Sacha is also recommended by Legal 500 EMEA. He has published articles about French arbitration law and has been invited to attend conferences as speaker on arbitration-related issues.
ROAP Construction (EMEA) 2023/4
ROAP LATAM 2023