CIArb News

CIArb Women in ADR campaign recognised by ArbitralWomen

29 Mar 2019

We are delighted to inform that our CIArb Women in ADR campaign has been very positively received and captured the attention of the other international arbitration organisations. We are profoundly grateful to ArbitralWomen for sharing our campaign on their website and newsletter. It is worth reminding that to celebrate International Women's Day 2019 we interviewed successful female professionals from over 20 jurisdictions with diverse backgrounds and at different stages of their careers. The excellent stories they shared can serve as an inspiration and empowerment for female practitioners around the globe.

To read these interviews, please, click here.

ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation with the primary objective of advancing the interests of women and promoting female practitioners in international dispute resolution. It is also a network of women from diverse backgrounds and legal cultures active in international dispute resolution in any role, including, arbitrator, mediator, expert, adjudicator, surveyor, facilitator, lawyer, neutral, ombudswoman or forensic consultant. ArbitralWomen now has close to a thousand members from over 40 countries.

To learn more about ArbitralWomen, please, click here

As one of its recent initiative, ArbitralWomen promotes its ArbitralWomen Diversity Toolkit by which it intends to offer a unique training programme designed to help men and women see the role played by biases and explore ways to address and overcome bias.

Further details about this one-day seminar are available here. (diversity toolkit flyer)

It is worth mentioning that CIArb's next event "The Key Players in International Arbitral Proceedings: Roles and Evolution" which will be held in Paris on 12 April 2019 will involve three speakers who are also members of ArbitralWomen - Hanna Abdou, Olena Gulyanytska FCIArb and Dr Amel Makhlouf MCIArb.

To learn more and book your place, please click here

30 Nov 2020

CIArb European Branch expands service with two new chapters: Spanish and Russian

Who said 2020 was a year where little was happening? Certainly not anyone amongst our European members as we are all thrilled about the new expansion of our Branch towards East and South.

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27 Nov 2020

Halliburton v Chubb: Supreme Court confirms the duty to disclose

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Halliburton v Chubb, which dealt with the issue of when an arbitrator must disclose circumstances which may give rise to justifiable doubts about their impartiality.

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27 Nov 2020

Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention 2020: Handling disputes in an era of uncertainty

The 2020 CIArb Dispute Appointment Service (DAS) Convention kicked off with a keynote address by Professor Dr Mohammed S. Abdel Wahab, MCIArb.

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