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.

15 Apr 2021

Call for workshop abstracts for Mediation Symposium 2021

CIArb invites abstracts (300 - 500 words) to lead workshops at its annual Mediation Symposium. The theme of this year's Symposium is "The International Mediation Learning Exchange: Choose to Challenge".

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14 Apr 2021

East Anglia Branch university students’ ADR essay competition

On 31 March 2021, CIArb’s East Anglia branch held its awards ceremony for its first Alternative Dispute Resolution essay competition for university students.

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09 Apr 2021

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Following today’s sad announcement of the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators sends its deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and to the Royal Family.

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