Virtual Accelerated Route to Membership International Arbitration 2023


Date & Time:
28 November 2023

Bookable until:
1 October 2023

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Fast-track yourself to Ciarb Membership (MCIArb) through our Virtual Accelerated Route to Membership assessment programme (ARM) in international arbitration.

This programme covers the law underpinning the process and procedure of international arbitration. As such, it is suitable for those who have an understanding of the law and practice of international arbitration generally, either gained as a party or party representative. It is also an essential step towards, ultimately, Ciarb Fellowship and if you aim to practice as an Arbitrator.

The aim of the programme is to assess whether you have the knowledge required to understand the process of international arbitration.

Upon successfully completing the programme, you can apply to become a Ciarb Member. Ciarb Membership is internationally recognised and respected. Achieving MCIArb status signifies to clients, colleagues and regulators that you have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to achieving the highest level of knowledge, skills, and behaviour in ADR.

How is the programme delivered?

The Accelerated Route to Membership is a three-day assessment programme. Virtual assessment workshops take place on days one and two.

How will I be assessed?

The final assessment takes place on day three when you will be given 48 consecutive hours within a five-day window to submit your answers online. You must achieve a minimum overall mark of 65% to pass.

What are the entry requirements?

In order to register onto the Accelerated Route to Membership, candidates must submit evidence to show that:

  • They have extensive knowledge of the framework and skills required to conduct an international arbitration, including: 
    • Being able to identify, explain and apply the legal procedural principles, rules and agreements relevant to the conduct an International Arbitration.
    • The contractual nature of the appointment of an Arbitrator, the range and limitations of an Arbitrator’s powers and jurisdiction, the rights, duties and responsibilities of a party to an Arbitration.
    • The methods of initiating and processing an Arbitration, the relevance of the court regarding all stages in an Arbitration, the requirements of an enforceable Award, evaluate and apply the principles and legal requirements of an International Arbitration.
    • Evaluate issues and apply the principles of the UNCITRAL Model Law as well as a regional Arbitration law, demonstrate practical skill in carrying out the tasks required in preparing for and progressing an International Arbitration, and demonstrate skill in controlling an International Arbitration, communicating effectively with the parties, applying the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and adopting appropriate procedures.

If you are interested in this programme, please register your interest via the button provided. Alternatively, please email your full CV directly to Mansi Agrawal at to confirm your eligibility.

Please note: Your local branch may offer an equivalent course with timings that better suit your needs.  Please check the branch website for information on local training programmes. To register for a branch programme, you will need to book directly with the branch.

To unlock this course/assessment, you need to have at least one of the below prerequisites completed

No additional courses are unlocked by this course


CIArb membership is an internationally recognized professional status in Alternative Dispute Resolution. It demonstrates a high standard of education and experience along with a commitment to development and keeping your skills current. Successfully passing this course will make you eligible for Member Grade. Member status indicates a high level of knowledge and/or experience in dispute resolution, as well as a commitment to the principles of professionalism, integrity, and excellence. Members can use the designatory letters MCIArb.