Laura França Pereira, an International Associate in the Washington, DC office of Three Crowns, will be a featured speaker on “Witness Evidence in International Arbitration: A Practical Discussion.” The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 1 July, at 12:00 pm ET and is organized by the International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF).

Click HERE to for more details and to register.


The panelists will discuss in roundtable format different practical aspects related to witness testimony, including:

  • When witness testimony is necessary
  • How to effectively draft a witness statement
  • How a witness should prepare for a hearing
  • Tips on how to prepare a cross-examination
  • How to be an efficient “second chair”

After the main presentation, attendees will break into separate “rooms” to continue the discussion and meet and greet.


França Pereira specializes in international commercial and investor-State arbitration.

She has experience acting in disputes across a range of industry sectors, including banking and finance, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, and retail.


Three Crowns is a firm committed to excellence in international arbitration and international law. Founded by practice leaders with decades of experience across many different international firms, it is regarded as “one of the premier arbitration practices in the world.” Its clients—including Fortune 10 companies and sovereign states—entrust the firm with their most important disputes.

During this challenging time, the Three Crowns team across the globe is here to listen to the issues you are facing and provide advice surrounding arbitration and disputes, whether directly related to COVID-19 or otherwise. Please do not hesitate to reach out to talk through ways we can help.

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