Reza Mohtashami KC will moderate the panel on “Managing Experts” at GAR Live: Istanbul 2024, hosted by Global Arbitration Review.

This interactive conference will bring together leading international and Turkish practitioners to debate and analyse the latest major developments in arbitration.

Reza will moderate a panel comprised of leading experts and counsel Gökhan Altun (Deloitte), Pelin Baysal (Baysal & Demir), Selim Can Bilgin (Kabine Law Office), and Professor Ercüment Erdem (Erdem & Erdemwill). Panellists will use hypothetical but realistic cases to present several challenging scenarios involving opposing party-appointed experts, demonstrating how to navigate these difficult situations.

The conference will be held on Thursday 27 June at Çırağan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, with Reza’s panel taking place from 2:00pm 3:00pm.

To find out more and to register, click here.


Reza is a partner in the London office. He has represented clients as counsel and advocate in more than 90 arbitrations conducted under a variety of arbitration rules in many different jurisdictions. Reza has particular expertise in disputes arising in emerging markets with a focus on the telecoms, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

Reza regularly acts as arbitrator and has been appointed as party-nominated arbitrator, Chair or Sole Arbitrator in more than 20 arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, ICDR-AAA, SIAC, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA Rules.

Reza is a trustee of the Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution, a member of the LCIA Court, and an editorial board member of Global Arbitration Review. He is a former Vice-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, a past president of the LCIA Arab Users’ Council, a member of the LCIA Court, a trustee of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

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