CIArb News

Podcast on diversity in ADR with Amanda Lee FCIArb

12 Jun 2019

CIArb is delighted to present its first podcast. Natalia Otlinger (PR & Engagement Executive) interviewed Amanda Lee FCIArb on the subject of diversity in alternative dispute resolution. Mandy shared her insights into the origins, scale and potential solutions to the problem.

She explained how diversity improves the decision-making process and why decision makers shall be representative of those whose disputes they are resolving. In her summary of the current situation, Mandy referred to the recent statistics and various initiatives undertaken by arbitral institutions and organisations like CIArb, ArbitralWomen and WWA Latam.

She also made a number of practical recommendations and shared useful tips for practitioners pursuing a career in ADR, which can increase their chances of success in this field.

Neil Newman (Director of Communications and Membership) commented:

"We are building our online resources so that our members have convenient access to them at any time and place. We are very grateful to Mandy Lee FCIArb for being our first speakers and for her fantastic insights into the problem of diversity in the world of dispute resolution"

This first podcast about diversity starts a series of podcasts which are currently being produced by  CIArb.

The podcast is available on Sound Cloud here and on YouTube here.

16 Aug 2019

APPG fact-finding trip to Singapore

As Secretariat to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Alternative Dispute Resolution, CIArb have coordinated a Parliamentary delegation to Singapore.

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14 Aug 2019

From an Ethical No-Man’s Land to a Principled Approach in International Arbitration

When Professor Catherine Rogers observed in her well-known 2002 article that “international arbitration dwells in an ethical no-man’s land” very few appreciated, at the time, that her perceptive observation had hit a raw nerve in international arbitration.

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09 Aug 2019

Introduction to International Arbitration Course in Dubai

CIArb UAE Branch invites all candidates to an Introduction to International Arbitration Course which will take place in Dubai on 2 November 2019.

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