Freehills partner takes top role in global arbitration body
Freehills partner Bronwyn Lincoln has been re-elected to the board and appointed vice-president of international organistion ArbitralWomen.
ArbitralWomen is an international non-government organisation that brings together female practitioners that are active in international dispute resolution around the world. The group began in 1993 and has members from more than 40 countries.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to take on this important role and to continue the work of ArbitralWomen in recognising and promoting women in the field of international arbitration” said Lincoln.
ArbitralWomen’s website can be used to locate arbitrators, mediators, experts, lawyers and practitioners in particular jurisdictions and fields of business.
Lincoln is an experienced international arbitration practitioner and a graded arbitrator. Her practice encompasses the resolution of major commercial disputes worldwide, including in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. She also regularly advises and guides clients through the management of trans-national litigation, and takes care of foreign regulatory and judicial enquiries for Australian clients operating overseas.
In addition to this role, Lincoln is a member of the Attorney General’s International Legal Services Advisory Council, a Councillor of the London Court of International Arbitration Asia-Pacific Users’ Council, a director of the International Commercial Disputes Centre and she also sits on the executive of the Australasian Forum for International Arbitration.