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Corporate Member Q&As

Read our interviews with representatives of organisations that have signed up to CIArb Corporate Membership.


Arcadis - James Taylor

James Taylor FCIArb, a Director at Arcadis Contract Solutions, tells CIArb a bit more about the industry, his role, and what attracted Arcadis to signing up to CIArb Corporate Membership.

James Taylor interview

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Grant Thornton - Sandy Cowan

Sandy Cowan, Director of Forensic and Investigations Services at Grant Thornton, provides an overview of its advisory business, their ethos, industry developments and the value of corporate membership to members of his firm.

Sandy Cowan interview


HKA - Michael Tonkin

Michael Tonkin, Partner at HKA, one of the world’s largest providers of advisory, consulting and expert services talks about the new global brand that unites the former Construction Claims & Consulting Group of Hill International and associated subsidiaries.

Michael Tonkin interview



Allen & Overy - Richard Smith 

Richard Smith is a London-based Partner specialising in international arbitration.  He comments on Allen & Overy's recent meteoric rise in the highly regarded Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 100 Survey and reflects on recent trends in international disputes and where he sees it heading in the future.

Richard Smith interview