- Author : José María de la Jara
- Release Date : 29 September 2020
- Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
- Genre : Law
- Pages : 568
- ISBN 13 : 9789403518114
Surviving in the Field of International Arbitration: War Stories and Lessons Learned Book Summary
For young lawyers and students contemplating a career in international arbitration, understanding what it takes to be successful in the field can seem hidden and mysterious. Here is a book that, in a thoroughly engaging way, unlocks the black box and democratizes access to advice and information via short personal chapters by leading practitioners. Each chapter appears in both English and Spanish. Over forty of the most renowned names in arbitration worldwide offer reflections on life as an arbitration practitioner, highlighting such career opportunities and potential stumbling blocks as the following: balancing work and life; managing coexistence challenges in firms (e.g., the rat race, bullying, burnout, discrimination); preparing for a job interview; promoting disruptive innovation; arbitrating for the State; participating in deliberations; writing arbitral awards; handling dissenting opinions; and developing a personal brand The authors’ exploration of everything from academic work and practical experiences to how they have managed personal pressures will be greatly appreciated by all who seek to thrive in the arbitration market, whether in practice or academia. As an extraordinary compilation about what happens behind the scenes in the international arbitration world, this book will quickly become an essential consultation resource illuminating what it takes to succeed in the field and how best to achieve a meaningful and rewarding career. Its personal success stories reveal what practice in this area of law actually looks like and brilliantly demonstrate ways to foster career development.