CIArb News

Call for Arbitrators to join new UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement panels

26 Apr 2021

The deadline is approaching to express your interest in being considered as an Arbitrator under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) dispute mechanisms. The United Kingdom government is seeking suitably qualified people to appoint to lists of arbitrators and expert panellists – those interested must submit their application by 11.59pm on 2 May 2021.

The Cabinet Office Call for Expressions of Interest sets out the details of this opportunity and includes comprehensive information on the eligibility requirements and the selection and appointment process. There is no requirement for applicants to be UK nationals.

To be considered, applicants must submit the following to TCAdisputesettlement@cabinetoffice.gov.uk by 11.59pm (UK time) on 2 May 2021:

  • a cover letter (1,000 words maximum)
  • a CV (3 single-sided pages maximum), noting all nationalities held by the candidate
  • two professional reference contacts who must provide written statements on request
  • a completed declaration form (available on the EoI webpage)

Any questions regarding the process should be submitted to TCAdisputesettlement@cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

12 Apr 2024

Significant progress on Advisory Centre for International Investment Law at UNCITRAL

In 2017, UNCITRAL Working Group III (WGIII) was launched and was tasked with working on procedural reform of the investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) system. From 1-5 April 2024, Ciarb participated in the 48th session of WGIII in its capacity as an observer delegate.

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12 Apr 2024

A promising future: Strengthening mediation through diversity

We speak to mediator and Imam Ibrahim Hussain MCIArb about mediation’s bright future, and why diversity strengthens mediation.

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12 Apr 2024

RIDW24: Construction Arbitration Trends and Key Takeaways

Cristen Bauer, Ciarb's Head of Policy, highlights a few key takeaways from the discussions at Riyadh International Disputes Week 24 (RIDW24)

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