CIArb News

Ciarb issues response to UK Arbitration Act review

16 Dec 2022

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb) has now issued its response to the UK Law Commission’s consultation on reforms to the Arbitration Act 1996.

The Act provides the legal framework for arbitration in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and has been used to inform legislation in many jurisdictions around the world.

The Law Commission’s proposals seek to modernise the legislation whilst maintaining high standards and a reliable framework for successful arbitrations. Ciarb has worked closely with the Law Commission on the review, making significant contributions since it launched last year. The consultation closed on 15 December 2022.

Catherine Dixon, Ciarb Director-General said, “As a leading professional body for dispute resolvers, we welcome the opportunity to contribute to the Law Commission’s consultation on the Arbitration Act 1996. We support the regular review of arbitration legislation across the world to ensure the needs of parties and arbitrators are served. We look forward to seeing the outcome of the consultation.”

Read the full response 

16 Jan 2023

Unleashing the Arbitration Project Manager Within

Amanda Lee FCIArb, Arbitrator and Consultant at Costigan King, London, shares her thoughts on the importance of project management in ADR today. Ciarb’s Principles of Project Management Applied to Arbitration is an on-demand course led by Amanda.

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13 Jan 2023

Ciarb marks first anniversary as Arbitration Referral Service for the Pubs Code Adjudicator

Ciarb is delighted to announce the first anniversary of its contract as the sole provider of Arbitration Referral Services to the Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) and welcomes four new Pubs Code Confident Arbitrators.

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13 Jan 2023

Hot topics for international maritime arbitration in 2023

We asked George Lambrou FCIArb for his views on what international maritime arbitration holds in 2023. George is the Course Director for CIArb's Virtual Diploma in International Maritime Arbitration which starts on 5 April 2023.

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