CIArb News

First Chair of North America Branch YMG Appointed

28 Jun 2019

CIArb North America Branch (NAB) is pleased to announce the launch of its Young Members Group (YMG). The North America Branch has appointed M. Imad Khan ACIArb as the first chair of the NAB YMG. As the new YMG Chair, Mr. Khan has also been elected to NAB’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Khan ACIArb is a senior associate with Hogan Lovells , specialising in international dispute resolution. He advises and represents private companies and sovereigns across diverse economic sectors, including energy, oil and gas, electricity, renewables, and mining in investor-State and international commercial disputes.  Mr. Khan also serves on the faculty of Washington University School of Law, where he teaches courses in investment and commercial arbitration.

CIArb’s Young Members Group (YMG) brings together dispute resolution practitioners below the age of 40, and students interested in building their careers in this fast-growing and dynamic field. Members of the YMG are offered a variety of exclusive events, such as seminars, an annual conference, training days and workshops delivered by distinguished practitioners, as well as competitions and opportunities to have their work promoted online.

David Huebner, C. Arb. FCIArb (North America Branch Chair) commented:

" We are delighted to launch a Young Members Group here in the North America Branch to reinforce our commitment to early-career professional development and inclusiveness.  We look forward to using the global YMG platform to enhance the value to early-career practitioners and students of engaging with the Institute and Branch.  We anticipate that the YMG will create a great platform not only for generating fresh and creative ideas for future Branch initiatives but also for moving young practitioners into meaningful leadership roles.”

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East Anglia Branch university students’ ADR essay competition

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09 Apr 2021

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

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