CIArb News

Ciarb Trustee election results confirmed

03 Nov 2022

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb) is delighted to announce that the following individuals have been elected to the Board of Trustees with effect from 1 January 2023 for a term of 4 years each:

Chikwendu Madumere, FCIArb

East Asia
Paul Barrett, FCIArb

Middle Eastern Indian Sub-continent
Prof Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab, C.Arb, FCIArb

Great Britain
Andrew Miller KC, FCIArb
Ben Giaretta, FCIArb
Lucy Greenwood, FCIArb

Please click here for more details on the candidates and the breakdown of the results.

Ciarb thanks all candidates who stood for election and wishes the elected candidates every success in their roles as members of the Board of Trustees.

About the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for strategic direction of Ciarb and for the management and control of all its affairs. Although elected by the membership in the region they represent, the elected members of the Board are Trustees for the membership as a whole and are not permitted to hold any other office nor take up any other appointment within Ciarb during their term as a Trustee.

The Board of Trustees meets four times a year (February, June, September and November).

For more information about the Board’s role and responsibilities, please refer to Ciarb’s Bye-Laws.

17 Nov 2022


From 5-16 September 2022, UNCITRAL Working Group (WG) III and from 10-14 October 2022, UNCITRAL WG II met in Vienna to advance their work on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) and on Dispute Settlement respectively.

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16 Nov 2022

ADR APPG session on Law Commission consultation on Arbitration Act 1996

The review of the Arbitration Act 1996 was the focus for the Alternative Dispute Resolution All-Party Parliamentary Group for (ADR APPG) at its session on Tuesday 15 November 2022.

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15 Nov 2022

Ciarb’s NAB & Brazil Branch Join Forces on CSP

Ciarb’s North America (NAB) and Brazil Branches, and the University of  Miami, School of Law, joined forces this year to offer the Capacity Sharing Program (CSP) in three Brazilian regions that are traditionally less exposed to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. 

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