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South East

South East

The CIArb South East Branch covers Kent, Surrey, most of Sussex and certain London boroughs. It has approximately 570 members, of whom 106 are Fellows of the Institute. The Branch was established in the late 1980s.

The Branch holds Committee meetings 5 times a year and its main events are a Legal Update in February, an AGM Lecture in April and a Annual Flagship event in November, with other event typically in June and September. Members of other professional bodies are welcome to attend Branch events.

Most of our branch members are members of one or more of the following professions:

 Solicitors  Quantity surveyors
 Chartered surveyors
 Civil Engineers
 Structural Engineers
 Electrical/Mechanical Engineers
 Claims Consultants
  • Chairman: Michael Frisby e:
  • Secretary: Marcus Cato e:
  • Treasurer: Andrew Crawford e:
  • Branch Vice Chairman: Dean Sayers
  • Branch Vice Chairman: Jason Barry Simmonds
  • Branch Young Members Group: Olatunde Aje
  • Branch Committee Member: David Coates
  • Branch Committee Member: Benjamin Findlay
  • Branch Committee Member: Gerard Garcia
  • Branch Committee Member: Susan McLaughlin
  • Branch Committee Member: Charles Brown

South East Branch Events

The Branch presents a range of educational and networking events each year. Details will appear when the events are confirmed.

Latest News

CIArb news from the Branch and wider ADR news relating to the area will appear here when published.

CIArb London & SE YMG Mediation Workshop

On Thursday, 6 July 2017 the CIArb London & SE Young Members Group (YMG) held a Mediation Workshop, generously hosted by CMS, London.
21 July 2017 | YMG News

The Role of Expert Evidence in International Arbitration

On 25 May, the London and South East YMG hosted the first seminar of 2017 in their ongoing Basics of Arbitration series.
29 June 2017 | YMG News

CIArb South East Branch Annual Legal Update

The annual Update was well attended. Members experienced high quality presentations by Marion Smith QC and John Denis-Smith, both of 39 Essex Chambers.
10 March 2017 | Branch News

South East Branch Training Courses

We provide CIArb quality assured training in a location convenient to you. Details of upcoming training courses will appear here as soon as booking is available. Please visit the CIArb Training section for details of all courses offered.