CIArb News

CIArb’s South East Branch essay competition 2020 launch

09 Jun 2020

On 19 May 2020, CIArb’s South East Branch and University of Law launched the “Student ADR Essay Competition 2020”.

Open to all students and those undertaking professional accreditation courses in the United Kingdom, this branch initiative builds on the successful first year of the competition. This year’s online launch attracted 170 registrations and was presented by Branch Chair Charles Brown C.Arb FCIArb and Margaret Matthews LPC Programme Student Lead at University of Law with contributions from one of the 2019 winners. The winners this year will again be chosen from a short list by our judging panel led by the Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, past President of the United Kingdom Supreme Court.

The prizes are £2,500, £1,250 and £750 and the winner is also offered a one month internship in the arbitration unit of a leading law firm and publication of the winning essay in CIArb 'Arbitration: The Journal of International Arbitration, Meditation, and Dispute Management'. Note that this is only available to students residing in the UK.

For more details of the competition and instructions to register interest, a recording of the Launch event is available at here.

Find out more about last year’s essay competition here.

27 Nov 2020

Halliburton v Chubb: Supreme Court confirms the duty to disclose

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Halliburton v Chubb, which dealt with the issue of when an arbitrator must disclose circumstances which may give rise to justifiable doubts about their impartiality.

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27 Nov 2020

Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention 2020: Handling disputes in an era of uncertainty

The 2020 CIArb Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention kicked off with a keynote address by Professor Dr Mohammed S. Abdel Wahab, MCIArb.

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23 Nov 2020

New e-learning module launched: ‘A Guide to Arbitration Award Writing'

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) has announced today the launch of its latest skills e-module, ‘A Guide to Arbitration Award Writing’.

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