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CIArb welcomes new corporate members

25 July 2017 News

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is delighted to welcome four new members to its corporate membership scheme: Arcadis, The Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FACT and Grant Thornton UK LLP.

Arcadis is a leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, with nearly 28,000 employees and operating in over 70 countries.   It provides specialist consultancy services to a range of market sectors including dispute avoidance and dispute resolution services to the construction, engineering and oil and gas industries.

The Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the largest Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkey representing the interests of its member companies operating in all sectors; mainly in automotive, textile, machinery and food processing which also comprise Bursa’s main industries.

FACT are leaders in intellectual property protection specialising in protecting both physical and digital content in the UK and internationally.  Established for over 30 years, FACT’s range of services include the provision of expert evidence and witnesses such as forensics and online investigations.

Grant Thornton UK LLP is a leading financial and business adviser providing audit and assurance, tax and advisory services, the latter of which includes dispute resolution expertise on claims worth a total of over $100 billion.  It is part of a global network of independent Grant Thornton member firms which has 729 offices around the world.    

Neil Newman, CIArb’s Director of Membership and Communications said:We are delighted to welcome Arcadis, The Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FACT  and Grant Thornton as corporate members. 

CIArb's membership is committed to fostering harmonious relationships in society and in enabling all methods of dispute avoidance, management and resolution to take place to the highest professional standards and ethics.

It is wonderful to have such leading organisations join our thriving global community.


For further information, please contact:

Nikki Nang Nilar

PR Executive


T: 020 7421 7481



Notes to editors

CIArb’s Corporate Membership enables organisations to demonstrate their commitment to fostering harmonious relationships with stakeholders by subscribing to the highest standards of professionalism in private dispute resolution.

It gives organisations access to unrivalled networks within CIArb’s global membership community and opportunities to engage in and shape current debate at the highest levels.  In addition, corporates can take advantage of an extensive list of benefits including CIArb’s world-standard professional training and qualifications programme for its employees and unlimited access to its vast knowledge bank of information and resources to support conflict avoidance.

Corporates must demonstrate the values of CIArb to be eligible to apply for corporate membership.