Member (MCIArb)

Member status indicates a high level of knowledge and/or experience in dispute resolution, as well as a commitment to the principles of professionalism, integrity and excellence.

Members can use the designatory letters MCIArb.

How to become a Member

This level of membership requires any of the below:

  • Successful completion of Modules 1 and 2 of CIArb’s Pathway Training Programme
  • Successful completion of CIArb’s Accelerated Route to Membership (ARM) Programme
  • Completion of a recognised equivalent course or recognised course provider

Alternatively, candidates should demonstrate:

  • A minimum of five-years’ experience in arbitration, construction adjudication, or mediation in a lead/sole capacity; including settlement agreements, the management of proceedings, and attending hearings which have resulted in the publication of a reasoned award or decision. References required.


Exemptions are offered in international arbitration, construction adjudication, domestic arbitration and mediation.

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