28 Jun 2021
In Memoriam Irene Mambilima
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Zambia Branch, wishes to announce the sad passing of its Patron, the Chief Justice of Zambia, her Ladyship Justice Mrs Irene Mambilima, who died on 20th June 2021. CIArb Zambia wishes to convey sincere condolences to her Ladyship's family, the Zambian Judiciary and legal fraternity, as well as the people of Zambia over this tragic loss. Her ladyship became the Patron of Zambia Branch on the 2nd October 2020 and was passionate about ensuring that the Judiciary and CIArb Zambia forged a strong partnership in the dispensation of Justice in Zambia.
29 Nov 2023Joint intervention success as Churchill judgment allows the courts to order parties to mediate
In a significant moment for mediation, the highly anticipated Churchill judgment overturns the decision in Halsey, confirming it is not a breach of human rights to integrate mediation into the court process and, where appropriate, to order parties to mediate. CMC, Ciarb and CEDR joined forces to intervene in the case, arguing strongly for this outcome.
16 Nov 2023Ciarb intervenes twice during UNCITRAL WG III’s latest session
In a lively session focusing on the establishment of an advisory centre in international law and cross-cutting issues, Ciarb intervened twice on behalf of members.