CIArb News

CIArb is proudly supporting Best Arbitration and Mediation Paralegal of the Year

05 Dec 2019

CIArb is proudly supporting Best Arbitration and Mediation Paralegal of the Year at The National Paralegal Awards. These awards are an exciting opportunity for the legal sector to reward and recognise the outstanding Paralegals in the UK.

The Best Arbitration and Mediation Paralegal is awarded to an individual who can clearly demonstrate exceptional commitment to their work, clients and to the profession. The successful individual will have gained a high level of experience, knowledge and skills to provide an exceptional service to their clients or employers.

Entries are open for the 2020 awards and close on the 3 January 2020 at 5pm. The Awards Gala will take place on Friday 27 March 2020 in the iconic Grand Hall, Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden, London.

You can enter yourself and do not need to be nominated, or you can nominate an individual or a business for  the category. To download the entry pack, template and tips visit the website

Following on from the success of the inaugural awards in 2019, The National Paralegal Awards focuses solely on the work and achievements of Paralegals, whether they are employed, self-employed, a volunteer or a business, as well as companies that support the profession. The categories chosen reflect the diversity of a Paralegal's role within the legal sector, and the services they provide. 

More information available here

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20 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Richard Barnes FCIArb

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East Asia Branch Conference: A deep insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules

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