CIArb News

In memoriam: Ben Beaumont

14 Mar 2023

On behalf of everyone at Ciarb we express our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ben Beaumont who has sadly died.

Ben Beaumont FRICS C.Arb FCIArb was a barrister at Garden Court Chambers. He had over 35 years’ experience in dispute resolution practising as an international arbitrator, mediator, adjudicator and party representative.

Ben joined Ciarb in 1977, became a Chartered Arbitrator in 1980, was an elected member of the council from 1983 to 1997, and was founding Chair of the Ciarb Thames Valley Branch. He was, for over 30 years, a respected and much valued member of Ciarb’s teaching faculty.

He will be missed.


15 Sep 2023

Women in Construction Adjudication

Kim Franklin KC C.Arb FCIArb shares her thoughts on diversity in construction adjudication in the UK and recommendations on how we can work to achieve greater diversity in the sector.

Read in Full

15 Sep 2023

Ciarb reports strong performance in 2022

Ciarb’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2022 were approved by members at the Annual General Meeting on 14 September 2023.

Read in Full

14 Sep 2023

The use of AI in international arbitration – thoughts from the coalface

Claire Morel de Westgaver, partner at BCLP and chair of Ciarb’s Technology and ADR Thought Leadership Group, and Siobhan Abraham, associate at BCLP share insights on the use of AI in international arbitration.

Read in Full