Ilija Mitrev Penushliski will speak on the “Arbitration: renewed perspective for the counsels and their companies in the region” panel at the three-day Regional Legal Business Forum, hosted by the Macedonian Association of Corporate Lawyers in cooperation with Udruženje Kompanijski Pravnika (UKP).

In this panel, Ilija will discuss why arbitration is growing in the region, what expectations external counsel has of in-house counsel, and how to avoid pitfalls in drafting an arbitration agreement.

The panel will take place in-person on Monday 6 November from 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm CET at the Mona Plaza Hotel in Zlatibor, Serbia.

To find out more and to register, click here.


Ilija is a partner in the Paris office. Ilija has represented clients in international arbitrations conducted under all major arbitration rules. His practice focuses on complex investment and commercial arbitrations, particularly in the energy sector. He has extensive experience with proceedings for the annulment and enforcement of arbitral awards in numerous jurisdictions.

Ilija has also advised clients in relation to the renegotiation of bilateral investment treaties and on public international law issues.

Ilija is featured in Who’s Who Legal 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 – Arbitration as a Future Leader, which hails him as “one of the most outstanding legal minds of his generation”, someone who “knows the cases inside out”, and a “truly remarkable’ arbitration lawyer who has an impressive ability to manage very complex cases and to develop strategy”.  One client notes “I was most impressed with the depth of Mr Mitrev Penusliski’s knowledge across various areas of public international law”.

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