Earlier this year, the UAE announced the establishment of a “Court of Space”, a tribunal dedicated to dispute resolution on matters related to space activities. This development further underscores tremendous growth in space activities and the need for legal communities to catch up. Join the Space Court Foundation and Clifford Chance for an in-depth discussion on the future of dispute resolution and how to continue applying our legal tools to our activities in a novel environment

PANEL 1: Initiatives in the Dispute Resolution Sphere


Rodolphe Ruffié

Senior Associate, Clifford Chance, Perth, Australia / Paris, France


Evgeniya Goriatcheva

Senior Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Netherlands)

Dr. Stephan Hobe

Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Cologne (Germany)

Amna Al Owais

Chief Registrar, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts (Dubai, UAE)

PANEL 2: Expectations from the Space Law World


Tanja Masson-Zwaan

Deputy Director, International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Board of Advisors, Space Court Foundation


Pamela Meredith

Chair, Space Law Practice Group, Of Counsel, KMA Zuckert (USA)

Teddy Baldwin

Partner, Steptoe (USA)

Dr. Gérardine Goh Escolar

Associate Professor (adjunct), Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (Singapore)