Groups and organisations

New president and trustees at CIArb

Ann Ryan Robertson of Locke Lord in Houston has taken over as president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, or CIArb, with six others joining as trustees.

12 January 2021

Abdel Wahab to lead Chinese construction law group

Mohamed Abdel Wahab has been appointed chair of the international expert advisory committee of the Permanent Forum on China Construction Law, during its latest congress in Beijing.

11 December 2020

Delos names Kaplan as president

Delos Dispute Resolution's board of advisers has elected Neil Kaplan QC as its first president and made founding adviser Pierre Mayer honorary president, among a spate of other appointments.

10 December 2020

Investor-state mediation under the spotlight

The use of mediation in investor-state dispute settlement was explored during the first virtual pre-intersessional meeting of UNCITRAL Working Group III, as the group starts to focus on specific ISDS reform options.

02 December 2020

Surviving and succeeding as a junior arbitration lawyer

A virtual event in cooperation with ICC YAF marked the relaunch of London VYAP, a network for very young arbitration practitioners. Mark Feldner of Clifford Chance, a member of the group’s executive committee, reports.

02 December 2020

IBA evidence rules set for revision

The International Bar Association’s arbitration committee has unveiled its proposed revisions to the rules on the taking of evidence – as well as its new line up of officers for 2021.

20 November 2020

LCIA registrar joins Arbitration Chambers

Sarah Lancaster has left her role as registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration after eight years to become chambers director at Arbitration Chambers in London.

10 November 2020

UK can learn from Singapore, report says

An all-party parliamentary group for alternative dispute resolution set up by the UK government has issued a report arguing that the UK can learn from Singapore's "holistic" and "joined-up" approach to disputes policy and calling for the appointment of a minister in charge of arbitration.

04 November 2020

Under-40 groups appoint new leaders

The International Bar Association's under-40 subcommittee has new leaders, as has the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' young members group.

03 November 2020

LatAm group to monitor pandemic impact

The Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) has established an observatory to monitor the impact of covid-19 on dispute resolution in the region.

19 October 2020

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