Hugh Carlson will speak on the panel “What is a Tech Dispute Anyway?” at the inaugural GAR Live: Technology Disputes conference. The panel will address a number of questions related to the use of international arbitration by technology companies and what the future may have in store.

The panel will be moderated by Paul Cohen of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square and will include as panellists Nilufar Hossain of Omni Bridgeway, Xavier Oustalniol of StoneTurn, Thomas Walsh of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Dana Welch.

The event will take place on Wednesday 13 March in Cooley LLP’s San Francisco office.

To find out more and to register, click here.


Hugh is the Chief Executive Officer of Three Crowns, in which capacity he is responsible for the firm’s global operations. He also serves as General Counsel to the firm.

Hugh has represented clients across a range of industries and under most major arbitral rules systems.  He has been described in Who’s Who Legal as “absolutely phenomenal”, a great strategist”, “command[ing] the respect of his peers”, and “‘very highly recommended’ for his international investment treaty and commercial arbitration work”. He is also recognised in other leading rankings and directories, including Law Dragon’s “Global Litigation 500” and Super Lawyers.

Hugh teaches international arbitration at Harvard Law School and is a co-founder of its International Arbitration Workshop.

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