CIArb News

Join the YMG Global Steering Committee

27 Oct 2023

Play an active role in supporting young practitioners across the globe to develop their careers by joining the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ (Ciarb) Young Members Group (YMG) Global Steering Committee.

You will be involved in planning, organising and promoting activities that are tailored to the needs of YMG members - private dispute resolution practitioners aged 40 and under.

The YMG is seeking to appoint up to six new members to the Committee. If successful, you will serve for a period of three years from appointment in January 2024.

The Committee highly values gender, social/economic, racial and regional diversity. Due to the locations of retiring Committee members and the composition of the remaining members, applications from the following will be at an advantage: Australia and Oceania, Europe (including the UK) and Latin America.

View the current YMG Global Steering Committee members here.

To apply, you must be a professional aged 40 years or under and either already a professional member of Ciarb or undertake to become one prior to serving on the Committee.

Please send your CV (max 2 pages) and motivation letter (max 1 page) by email to:

The deadline for applications is midnight (GMT) on 15 November 2023.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

29 Nov 2023

Joint 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.

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16 Nov 2023

Ciarb 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.

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14 Nov 2023

Payments for construction contracts and statutory adjudication around the globe

Janey L. Milligan LLM FCIArb FRICS compares construction payment and adjudication legislation in the UK, Singapore and Ontario, Canada.

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