Jeremy Lack was the lead organiser of the congress on Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution in October 2014, having organised many previous international conferences. He is an independent lawyer and IMI-certified ADR neutral specialized in designing and implementing international dispute prevention and resolution processes. He is a Vice-Chair of IMI’s Independent Standards Commission, the Co-Chair of the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (Section Romande), and a panellist with AAA/ICDR, CMAP, CPR, IBMS, ICC, INTA, IMI, JAMS, SKWM/CSMC/SCCM, SIMC and WIPO. Jeremy qualified as an English barrister in 1989, as a US Attorney-at-Law (NY State & USPTO) in 1990-91 and is admitted to the Geneva Bar since 2003. He served as in-house counsel for Becton Dickinson and several start-up companies, and has also advised venture capital funds. Jeremy is a Door Tenant with QUADRANT CHAMBERS in London, counsel to SCHONEWILLE & SCHONEWILLE LEGAL MEDIATION in Amsterdam, and is an advisor to CHARLES RUSSELL SPEECHLYS LLP in Geneva and London. He has a MA (Oxon) degree in Physiological Sciences and Jurisprudence from Lincoln College, Oxford University and is an adjunct faculty member at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. He is a past Co-President of the International Section of the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section, a past Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Mediation Subcommittee and a past-member of its Practices and Standards Committee, and a co-founder of www.neuroawareness.com. He handles international negotiations, mediations, conciliations, arbitrations, litigations and mixed ADR hybrid processes and lives with his wife and two daughters in Geneva, Switzerland. For his IMI profile, see: http://imimediation.org/jeremy-lack.
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