About Daphna Kapeliuk

Daphna Kapeliuk is considered as the leading Israeli expert in international and domestic arbitration. She has represented clients in complex international arbitrations under, among others, ICC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICISD rules. She has also represented clients before the Israeli Courts in matters concerning domestic and international arbitration, as well as in jurisdictional matters and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards. As the leading Israeli expert on Israeli arbitration law, she was called upon to provide expert opinions in proceedings held before foreign tribunals. Dr Kapeliuk frequently advises legislators and government bodies on issues concerning arbitration law. She was an Invited Expert to the meetings of the Constitution, Legislation and Law Committee of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament), with respect to a Bill amending the Arbitration Law, and a Bill amending the Courts Law by including a section on mandatory arbitration. In addition, she was appointed as a member of the "Ethics Committee" of the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration ("IICA"), chaired by Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) Ayala Procaccia. The committee's mandate is to recommend ethical rules in arbitration (for arbitrators as well as for disputing parties). Adv. Dr Kapeliuk's main contribution within the committee focuses on ethical rules in international arbitration.


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