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.

18 Jun 2021

Brexit, Lugano and arbitration: A CIArb/Law Society panel discussion

CIArb and the Law Society of England and Wales recently hosted a joint panel discussion assessing the implications for arbitration of Brexit, the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, and the UK’s departure from the Lugano Convention.

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11 Jun 2021

Roebuck Lecture 2021 with Judge Joyce Aluoch

On 10 June 2021, CIArb's Roebuck Lecture took place online focusing on the theme of 'The impact of Singapore Mediation Convention, both on mediation and arbitration' and was delivered by the Hon. Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch EBS CBS MCIArb.

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07 Jun 2021

Branch Focus - Singapore Branch

CIArb’s Singapore Branch is home to 488 members, including many of the region’s leading lights. Originally a Chapter of the East Asia Branch, the Singapore Branch was approved as a Branch in its own right in May 2009.

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