CIArb News

Winner CIArb YMG Kenya Essay Competition announced

21 Feb 2019

CIArb YMG Kenya is delighted to announce the winner of its inaugural Essay Competition -  Eric Thige MCIArb. The winner received a cash prize of Kes 35,000 which was given by the CIArb Kenya Chairperson, Mr Calvin Nyachoti, FCIArb Chartered Arbitrator

The competition was sponsored by Professor Tom Ojienda and Associates, a leading Law firm in Nairobi. It was judged by CIArb Africa Trustee, Dr Kariuki Muigua FCIArb.

Eric has been a Member of CIArb for 5 years and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.  Eric practices commercial and civil litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Commenting on his membership of CIArb, Eric shared that he has benefitted from the networking events with colleagues who are willing to share their experiences and mentor him. Further, the local branch offers great support with reading materials, and referrals to senior arbitrators, for consultation with on arbitration matters.

Eric aims to become a Fellow of CIArb and eventually a Chartered Arbitrator while at the same time imparting his knowledge and experiences on other arbitration practitioners.

22 Jan 2021

Independence vs. Loyalty: Are an Expert's Duties to a Tribunal and an Engaging Party at Odds?

The issues before the UK Court of Appeal in a recent case centre on whether an expert firm owed a fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client company and whether they owed a contractual duty to avoid conflicts of interest.

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20 Jan 2021

Congratulations to Richard Barnes FCIArb

The North West branch is delighted to announce that Richard Barnes FCIArb has been appointed to the CIArb Board of Trustees.

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15 Jan 2021

East Asia Branch Conference: A deep insight into ICC Arbitration and highlights of ICC 2021 Arbitration Rules

CIArb’s Taiwan Chapter was honoured to co-host a conference with the ICC YAF, iADR, and the Taipei Bar Association on 9 January 2021.

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