CIArb News

Call for arbitrators: Sixth annual Fox Williams/CIArb Vis Pre-moot

08 Jan 2021

The 2021 edition of the Fox Williams/Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Vis Pre-Moot will be held between 26 - 28 February 2021. This will be the first year that the Pre-Moot will be held virtually, and CIArb is calling for volunteers from our vast network to sit as arbitrators to help make this event a success.

CIArb members interested in volunteering as an arbitrator for this Pre-Moot, please email an expression of interest to premoot@ciarb.org along with a brief CV by Sunday 7 February. To be accepted as a volunteer a CV must be included.

The general moot rounds will take place on 27 February, with the final rounds held on 28 February 2021. The Pre-Moot will be preceded by a panel debate for practitioners and team coaches on the topics presented in the moot problem, hosted by Fox Williams, on the afternoon of 26 February 2021. This year’s Pre-Moot boasts its largest group of participants, with participation by 20 teams from around the globe. As a result, 120 arbitrators are needed to conduct the hearings.

Read the highlights of the 2020 Fox Williams/CIArb Pre-Moot.

26 Jan 2021

CIArb and the ERA Pledge Young Practitioners Subcommittee Partner to Promote Diversity in Arbitration

CIArb and the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge Young Practitioners Subcommittee are delighted to announce they have entered into a partnership to provide ERA members with discounted training.

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22 Jan 2021

Independence vs. Loyalty: Are an Expert's Duties to a Tribunal and an Engaging Party at Odds?

The issues before the UK Court of Appeal in a recent case centre on whether an expert firm owed a fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client company and whether they owed a contractual duty to avoid conflicts of interest.

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20 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Richard Barnes FCIArb

The North West branch is delighted to announce that Richard Barnes FCIArb has been appointed to the CIArb Board of Trustees.

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