CIArb News

In memoriam: Stephen O’Rourke QC, FCIArb

13 Dec 2021

The Scottish Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is deeply saddened to announce the untimely death of Stephen O’Rourke QC.  Not only was Stephen a Fellow of the Institute but he has been a Committee member for a number of years and up until recently was the Education Convenor for the Branch.

Torquil Murray, Chair of the Scottish Branch said “Since becoming involved with the CIArb, Stephen gave freely of his time to the Scottish Branch through his role in developing branch education, undertaking lectures and promoting ADR in general. Committee are all devastated on hearing the news. Stephen was a down to earth, entertaining and amiable colleague. He will be sadly missed by committee and the Branch in general. His input will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and those close to him.

13 Jan 2022

Branch Focus - Western Counties

CIArb's Western Counties Branch has over 330 Members, Fellows, Associates, and students and some of our members are well known Arbitrators, Adjudicators and Mediators in the UK and internationally.

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11 Jan 2022

CIArb President’s inaugural message

Jane Gunn FCIArb, looks ahead to the coming year and sets out her vision as President of CIArb.

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05 Jan 2022

CIArb’s Immediate Past President’s reflections on 2021

Ann Ryan Robertson, CIArb’s Immediate Past President, reflects on her experience as President during 2021 - a challenging but ultimately rewarding and robust year.

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