12 October 2021

International maritime arbitration: how to get those skills ship-shape

With maritime arbitrations on the increase, we speak with George Lambrou for his thoughts on this trend and how arbitrators can prepare themselves to navigate this complex field. George is an international dispute resolution specialist and course director of CIArb’s Virtual Diploma in International Maritime Arbitration , which starts on 5 April 2023.

27 August 2021

Firm foundations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Housing, Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the Construction Act) receiving Royal Assent, although it didn’t come into effect until 1 May 1998. With it came the introduction of statutory adjudication into the UK construction industry. How has this affected the sector? And what does the future hold?

27 August 2021

Tips for budding adjudicators

You’ve made the exciting decision to become an adjudicator and now you want to get your new career off the ground. This short piece is designed to give you some initial thoughts to consider when working towards that first appointment and beyond.

12 August 2021

Resolving Disputes for the Climate

In the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the ongoing and future effects of man-made climate change, ignoring the now overbearing threat of humanitarian and ecological disaster that may be realised if impactful change is pointed to as a non-possibility.