About Us

92% would recommend membership to others


81% feel CIArb was the leader in setting standards in dispute resolution

*Data collected from the Members Survey 2018

CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Our growing membership of over 17,000 is based across 149 countries and supported by an international network of 42 branches.

CIArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators.

It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation and development of all ADR methods.

CIArb offers a range of resources including guidance, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities, as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.

It is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity.

Find out more on the Ciarb Royal Charter and Bye-laws, the Ciarb Regulations and Governance Manual.