CIArb News

Putting ADR on the policy agenda: CIArb at the UK party conferences

07 Nov 2018

The 2018 party conferences took place in an atmosphere of considerable political upheaval. With uncertainty over the UK’s future global role and a host of domestic challenges – from the housing crisis to the need for radical infrastructure investment – policymakers in both major UK parties have a lot in their in-tray. CIArb went to the Labour and Conservative conferences to put ADR on the agenda and explain to our politicians why alternatives to court can play a vital role in meeting our needs.


At the Labour Conference in Liverpool, Lewis Johnston (Head of Policy, CIArb) took part in our panel discussion “Cheaper, Quicker, Fairer: How ADR can help the construction industry”. Alongside Chi Onwurah MP (Shadow Industrial Strategy Minister), Gary Kitt (Partner, Arcadis) and John Slaughter (Head of Policy, Home Builders Federation), Lewis made the case for conflict avoidance mechanisms as

18 Mar 2019

Forthcoming courses in Australia

CIArb Australia Branch is delighted to offer two courses which will take place in May and June 2019. The first one is an Introduction To International Arbitration in Perth and the second is an Accelerated Route Toward Fellowship (ARF) in Sydney.

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14 Mar 2019

New York Branch courses in May 2019

CIArb NY Branch is pleased to present its two courses which will take place in May 2019 in New York.

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11 Mar 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

On 8 March 2019, CIArb celebrated International Women's Day with an evening lecture delivered by Lucy Greenwood C.

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