Özge Yazar Interviews Marek Krasula of the ICC about International Arbitration


Litigation lawyer Özge Yazar interviewed Marek Krasula, Director of Arbitration and ADR in North America at the ICC International Court of Arbitration, for the Canadian Journal of Commercial Arbitration (CJCA). The interview, conducted with James Plotkin of Gowling WLG, covered Marek's career, the qualities needed to work in arbitration, access to justice issues, diversity and inclusion, as well as other interesting topics.  

"In arbitration you see cross-border disputes where you need to be attuned to the reality of there being different parties from different nationalities, from different legal cultures, clients speaking different languages, and arbitrators and opposing counsel who may not be from your jurisdiction. I think that's something to keep in mind," Marek said. 

Read the full interview here

This interview is the first in a series undertaken as a joint project between the Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP) and the CJCA, with leading members of the Canadian international arbitration community. 

The YCAP promotes interest in international arbitration and provides professional development and networking opportunities for young lawyers and other young professionals.

The CJCA explores developments in commercial arbitration affecting Canadian interests, whether within Canada and abroad. It is published semiannually in association with the Queen's University Faculty of Law and Juris Publishing. 

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