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23 November 2021

What do changes in the qualification process for solicitors in England and Wales mean for me?

One legal profession in part of one small island is changing its qualification process: so what? The answer is, I think, in understanding what opportunities it might give to existing CIArb members and their colleagues.

12 November 2021

Adjudication: Beyond construction

Mandatory adjudication for disputes arising out of construction contracts was introduced in 1996 by statute , (‘The Act’). The Act was backed by regulations in the Scheme  which contained adjudication (and payment) provisions that would be incorporated into construction contracts that did not comply with the Act.

12 November 2021

International Arbitration and Sustainable Investment: Facilitator or Foe?

On 11 November 2021, Wendy Miles QC FCIArb delivered CIArb’s Alexander Lecture live from COP26. She delivered a thought-provoking and inspiring lecture, exploring how international arbitration can play its part in global action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We are delighted to reproduce the lecture here as a transcript.

12 October 2021

International maritime arbitration: how to get those skills ship-shape

With maritime arbitrations on the increase , we speak with George Lambrou for his thoughts on this trend and how arbitrators can prepare themselves to navigate this complex field. George is an international dispute resolution specialist and course director of CIArb’s Virtual Diploma in International Maritime Arbitration , which starts on 17 November 2021.