CIArb News

Presidential Elections 2018 - Candidates

14 Sep 2018

CIArb is pleased to announce that CIArb Presidential Elections will be held at Congress on 14 & 15 November 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. To view the candidate’s statements please click below.


Anand Juddoo – Mauritius

Ann Ryan Robertson - North America

Caroline Kenny QC – Australia

Christopher Ojo – Nigeria

Christopher To – East Asia

Francis Xavier – Singapore

Keith Blizzard - West Midlands, UK

Michael Pye - North West, UK


Candidate material will be circulated to all those entitled to attend and vote at Congress.

To learn more about the role of the president please click here or email governance.secretary@ciarb.org.

The election will be conducted in accordance with the relevant provisions of CIArb’s Royal Charter, Bye-Laws and Regulations.

02 Oct 2018

International Construction Disputes

The international arbitration community has made great efforts in recent years to address diversity issues in arbitration, but anecdotal observations suggest that construction disputes – in arbitration, before dispute boards and in adjudication – are still decided by panels who do not reflect the diversity of those practising in this area.

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11 Oct 2018

2018 Product Development Survey Yields Positive Response

Congratulations to Nancy Okademi who was the beneficiary of our £100 Amazon voucher prize draw for her participation in the recent product development survey, for which CIArb is also delighted to announce was a resounding success.

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11 Oct 2018

‘Words From a Former Candidate’

We asked CIArb member Martin Klimmek MCIArb for a few words on why he thinks mediation training is so valuable.

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