CIArb News

The Inaugural YMG Kenya Conference

20 Feb 2019

The Inaugural YMG Kenya Conference was held on 7th November 2018. The half-day event took place at the Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort in Diani, Kenya. The event was attended by over 60 delegates from all over Africa. The speakers were Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab MCIArb, Dr Adewale Olawoyin FCIArb, Folake Sadiq MCIArb, Sarah Ochwada, Chinenye Onyemaizu MCIArb and Busola Bayo-Ojo MCIArb.

The speakers tackled various topics from sports arbitration, maritime arbitration, how to get into international arbitration and balancing arbitration with traditional practice amongst other topics. The event culminated with a cocktail reception at the venue and the two-day CIArb Kenya Conference.  Organisers of the conference remain extremely thankful to the Global CIArb Chairperson, at the time of the conference, Amanda Lee FCIArb for all the support accorded to CIArb YMG Kenya since its inception as well as the Kenya Branch Committee.

30 Jun 2022

Catherine Dixon, CIArb elected to IFCAI Council

On 8 June 2022, the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI) appointed CIArb’s Director General, Catherine Dixon, to its Council along with several other new Council Members, all of whom are prominent and influential members of the ADR community.

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15 Jun 2022

Lahore Arbitration Declaration ratified at CIArb Pakistan Branch launch

On 27 May 2022, the newly launched CIArb Pakistan Branch held its inaugural Conference on Judicial Perspectives on Domestic and International Arbitration in Pakistan.

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14 Jun 2022

Roebuck Lecture 2022 delivered by the Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Vos

On 8 June 2022, the Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice in England and Wales, the Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Vos delivered the 12th Roebuck Lecture on “Mandating Mediation: The Digital Solution” at 12 Bloomsbury Square to both an in-person and online audience.

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