Priyesh Daya appointed as a member of the prestigious ICC International Court of Arbitration

Priyesh Daya, a partner at Webber Wentzel, a leading law firm in South Africa, was recently appointed as a member of the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, for a three-year term commencing on 1 July 2024.

This esteemed appointment recognises Priyesh's extensive experience and proven track record in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. His experience spans various industries, and he has served both private and public entities, including parastatals. His expertise is particularly deep in mining, oil and gas, financial services, telecommunications, and construction and engineering. Priyesh's commitment to the field extends beyond practice, as evidenced by his workshops and presentations on construction disputes, the Companies Act, 2008 and the King Code on Corporate Governance, particularly regarding compliance and alternative dispute resolution in stakeholder relations.

This appointment not only honours Priyesh's excellence but also reinforces Webber Wentzel's expertise in alternative dispute resolution and commitment to promoting arbitration as the preferred method of dispute resolution across Africa. The firm has long championed the development and advancement of arbitration in Africa, solidifying its position as a thought leader in this field.

"Priyesh's appointment to the ICC International Court of Arbitration signifies our peers respect for his expertise in international arbitration and reflects our unwavering commitment to excellence in this field of law, said Christo Els, Webber Wentzel's senior partner. "Having a representative on the Court strengthens our ability to contribute to the continued development and effectiveness of international arbitration, ultimately benefiting our clients as they navigate complex cross-border disputes."

The ICC Court is the world's leading arbitral institution, facilitating the resolution of international commercial and investment disputes. As a Member of the Court, Priyesh will join a distinguished panel of international legal professionals responsible for upholding the Court's high standards and ensuring the efficient administration of arbitral proceedings.

About Webber Wentzel

Founded in 1868, Webber Wentzel is a leading full-service law firm providing clients with innovative solutions to their most complex legal and tax issues across Sub-Saharan Africa. Webber Wentzel's dispute resolution team of industry specialists advise on risk mitigation, navigating complex legal issues, and finding efficient solutions through litigation, arbitration, and other methods. Their collaborative alliance with Linklaters and their deep relationships with outstanding law firms across Africa enable the team to leverage strong partnerships for seamless global support and provide clients with market-leading support wherever they do business.

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