Annette Magnusson in RAI interview
Build your expertise in one specific field of law and then seek opportunities to demonstrate this expertise. This is one advice Annette Magnusson gives to candidates who are looking for their first arbitral appointment.
In the sixth session of the RAI “Interview the Institution” series, Youssef Al Saman, Member of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI)’s Executive Committee - Institutional Liaison Task Force and Partner at Zulficar & Partners in Cairo, meets the SCC Secretary General Annette Magnusson.
In this conversation with Youssef, Annette points out that initiatives like RAI is a valuable way of building the international arbitration community. She also offers an insight in recent appointment trends at SCC and the criteria that the SCC Board applies when making arbitrator appointments. In this context she reflects on SCC’s progress on the gender diversity front and the commitment of the SCC Board to continue this work also when it comes to regional diversity in international arbitration.
In her advice to candidates looking for their first arbitral appointment, Annette encourages young practitioners to gain expertise in a field of law and seek opportunities to demonstrate this expertise before their colleagues.
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