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DinaProkic

Dina
Prokic

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2020
Member of the New York State Bar since 2018


Languages: English, French, Serbo-Croatian, Russian, Spanish

Member of the Quebec and New York State bars, Dina Prokic acts primarily in the fields of litigation and international arbitration. Multilingual and trained in both common law and civil law, she has previously worked at the UN Commission on International Trade Law, as well as international law firms in London and Vienna, where she assisted in proceedings under the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICSID Rules.

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar
New York State Bar Association
Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
Young SIAC (YSIAC)

// EDUCATION

2017      McGill University, Faculty of Law
B.C.L./LL.B.

2014      University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law
Master’s degree in Commercial Law

2013      University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law
Bachelor’s degree

// DISTINCTIONS

First prize at the 2019 YSIAC Essay Competition
First prize at the 2018 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration
Pieter Sanders Award at the 20th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

// PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Canada Chapter in the International Arbitration Review, ed. James H. Carter, Eleventh Edition, 2020, co-authored with James A. Woods, Eric Bédard, and Charbel G. Abi-Saad

Canada Chapter in the GAR Know How: Commercial Arbitration, co-authored with Laurence Ste-Marie and Stephen L. Drymer (2020)

“Is Increasing Gender and Ethnic Diversity in Arbitral Tribunals a Valid Concern and Should Arbitral Institutions Play a Greater Role in Ensuring Diversity?”, YSIAC Newsletter (first-ranked paper at the 2019 YSIAC Essay Competition)

“The Contribution of Canadian Law to International Mining Arbitration,” co-authored with Eric Bédard, in: J. Fry and L.A. Bret (eds.), The Guide to Mining Arbitrations, Global Arbitration Review, 2019 (online edition)

“The Principle of Equal Treatment in International Arbitration,” co-authored with Prof. Maxi Scherer and Ms. Dharshini Prasad, in: A. Björklund, F. Ferrari and S. Kröll (eds.), Cambridge Compendium of International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Cambridge University Press (to be published)

“SIAC Proposal on Cross-Institution Consolidation Protocol: Can it Be Transplanted into Investment Arbitration?” published in the Journal of International Arbitration, 2019, Vol. 36, No. 2 and the ICC Bulletin, 2018, No. 4 (first-ranked paper at the 2018 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration)

“Mitigating Arbitration’s Flaws? The 2017 ICC Expedited Procedure Rules,” published in the American Review of International Arbitration, 2018, Vol. 29, No. 1, available at: http://aria.law.columbia.edu/mitigating-arbitrations-flaws-the-2017-icc-expedited-procedure-rules-vol-29-no-1/

“The Freedom of Form Principle Under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods,” published in Serbo-Croatian in Harmonius Journal of Legal and Social Studies in South East Europe, 2018, available at: https://www.harmonius.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Pages-from-Harmonius-2018-26.pdf

Abstract of case law on the Limitation Convention, CLOUT case 1456, available at: http://www.uncitral.org/clout/clout/data/srb/clout_case_1456_leg-3209.html

“The Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts in Serbia – A Way to Facilitate Cross-Border E-commerce,” published in the Annals of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, 2016, Vol. 64, No. 3, available at: http://ojs.ius.bg.ac.rs/index.php/anali/article/view/199

“Consumer Protection regarding Food Safety,” published in Serbo-Croatian in the Student Economic Law Review, 2011/2012, No. 2, available at: http://selr.bg.ac.rs/uploads/useruploads/Documents/SELR-2011-2012-No-2-(4---Thematic-1).pdf