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CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma Course 2018, Perth Australia

13 Sep 2018

Following the success in Singapore (2016) and Hong Kong (2017), Australiahosted the 2018 CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Arbitration as part of the joint venture between the three branches. Launched in 2016, the JV is aimed at meeting the increasing demands for accredited arbitrators and arbitration practitioners to resolve cross border disputes in the Asia Pacific.

L- R Back Row: James Healy (Vice President, CIArb Australia), The Hon Christian Porter (Australian Attorney General of Australia) Caroline Kenny QC (President, CIArb Australia), The Hon Mathias Cormann (Finance Minister of Australia), Simon Bellas (Partner-in-Charge:Perth, Jones Day, ) Front Row: Mary Thomson (Chair, CIArb East Asia) and Francis Xavier SC PBM (Partner, Rajah & Tann Asia, Singapore).

Held for the first time in Perth, Western Australia, the 2018 course was taught by a distinguished faculty headed by course directors, Caroline Kenny QC (President, CIArb Australia) and Mary Thomson (Chair, CIArb East Asia), and attracted students from across the region from diverse jurisdictions and professions including two prominent former justices of Australian superior courts, the Hon John Gilmore QC from the Federal Court and the Hon Robert Hulme QC from the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

The course venue was Curtin Law School, a beautiful heritage building located in the Central Business District.The Social Program included a welcome reception hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills and course dinner, which featured the Hon Christian Porter, Attorney General of Australia, as the guest speaker.

Sponsored by Jones Day and held at the exclusive, Western Australia Club, the dinner attracted distinguished guests including members of the Australian government, the judiciary, heads of global and local institutes, silks and senior partners of major firms.

15 Jan 2021

East Asia Branch Conference: A deep insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules

CIArb’s Taiwan Chapter was honoured to co-host a conference with the ICC YAF, iADR, and the Taipei Bar Association on 9 January 2021.

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12 Jan 2021

CIArb’s YMG appoints new Chair and Vice-Chair to the Global Steering Committee

CIArb's YMG is delighted to announce that Laura West MCIArb has been appointed Chair of the Steering Committee, while Sebastiano Nessi FCIArb has been appointed Vice-Chair.

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11 Jan 2021

UAE Branch Committee Election

UAE Branch members can now vote for who they would like to be elected onto the Committee of CIArb's UAE Branch.

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