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.
17 Feb 2020CIArb’s YMG appoints new chair, vice-chair and 2 members to Global Steering Committee
CIArb’s Young Members Group (YMG) brings together dispute resolution practitioners below the age of 40, and students interested in building their careers in this fast-growing and dynamic field.
14 Feb 2020CIArb launches its first training audiobook, ‘Resolving Disputes Today’
Over the coming months, CIArb is expanding its education and training services across different platforms and media to enable members and non-members to learn about discrete forms of dispute avoidance, management and resolution.