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Chartered Arbitrator

How and Why to Become a Chartered Arbitrator

Irvinder Bakshi C.Arb, Chair of CIArb's London Branch, gives advice to aspiring Chartered Arbitrators and discusses the benefits of becoming one.

Why become a Chartered Arbitrator?

As a Chartered Arbitrator you will have demonstrated your knowledge, skills, attitude and experience of arbitration and its practical application.

A Chartered Arbitrator is a Fellow of the CIArb who has demonstrated to an interview panel advanced knowledge and understanding of arbitration and its practical application, evidencing a professional approach to parties and the public interest.

What qualifications and experience are needed?

To qualify to become Chartered Arbitrator you will need to:

  • be a Fellow of CIArb through the arbitration route; and
  • pass a Chartered Arbitrator interview with a panel of three approved interviewers.

How much does it cost?

The interview fee is £240.

The application process

You should complete and return an Interview Registration Form and send it to CIArb Member Services (e: