Law in Practice: A Career in International Arbitration

  • Tue 30 Nov 21

    13:00 - 14:00

  • Online


  • Event speaker

    Hamid Abdulkareem and Nathaniel Burnett , Three Crowns LLP

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Law, School of

  • Contact details

    Law and HRC Events and Communications Team

Please join us for this career focused webinar hosted by the School of Law, University of Essex

Hamid and Nathaniel will share insights into a career in international arbitration which will be followed by a Q & A session at the end. Hamid will speak about international arbitration practice in general and his experience of working in multiple jurisdictions. Nathaniel will speak more in relation to qualification in England and his experience of job applications and landing a job in a niche market. 

Hamid Abdulkareem 

Hamid, counsel in the London office of Three Crowns LLP, is an experienced arbitration practitioner and litigator, having regularly advised multinational companies on an extensive range of disputes, particularly within the energy and natural resources sector. He has played a lead role in multiple disputes arising from Nigeria’s deep offshore production sharing contracts, resulting in successful outcomes for his clients. Hamid is a current Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Arb40 subcommittee. He has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders for Arbitration and as a National Leader for arbitration in Nigeria, having been described as “an exceptional advocate” who is “sharp as a tack” and “definitely one to watch”. Hamid is also ranked in The Legal 500 for dispute resolution. He is qualified in Nigeria and was educated at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Ilorin, Nigeria.


Nathaniel Burnett 

Nathaniel is an associate in the London office of Three Crowns LLP. He has experience acting in international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations conducted under the institutional rules of the LCIA, ICC, and ICSID, as well as in arbitration-related litigation before the English courts. He has acted primarily on behalf of clients in the construction, gambling, and oil & gas sectors. Nathaniel also maintains a pro bono practice in which he acts in human rights cases. His pro bono work has included acting for Redress in representing Ms Mariam Yahia Ibraheem and her family in their claim against Sudan before the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Nathaniel read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Warwick University

How to register

Tuesday 30 Novembeer 1-2pm GMT

Please register your place via Zoom

This webinar is targeted at commercial law 3rd year and PGT students especially those studying LW327 and LW605. Although all are welcome to attend.

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