26 November 2021

CIArb Guidelines on jurisdictional challenges: a practical perspective and its relevance for Brazilian domestic arbitrations

The CIArb has a series of guidelines related to arbitration, which serve to promote harmony and uniformity in the practice of these proceedings. Overall, there are 13 guidelines, which deal with several subjects and provide valuable guidance to the players of arbitration.

23 November 2021

What do changes in the qualification process for solicitors in England and Wales mean for me?

One legal profession in part of one small island is changing its qualification process: so what? The answer is, I think, in understanding what opportunities it might give to existing CIArb members and their colleagues.

12 November 2021

Adjudication: Beyond construction

Mandatory adjudication for disputes arising out of construction contracts was introduced in 1996 by statute , (‘The Act’). The Act was backed by regulations in the Scheme  which contained adjudication (and payment) provisions that would be incorporated into construction contracts that did not comply with the Act.

12 November 2021

International Arbitration and Sustainable Investment: Facilitator or Foe?

On 11 November 2021, Wendy Miles QC FCIArb delivered CIArb’s Alexander Lecture live from COP26. She delivered a thought-provoking and inspiring lecture, exploring how international arbitration can play its part in global action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We are delighted to reproduce the lecture here as a transcript.