To provide a fast-track route towards Fellowship through the International (i.e. non-domestic) Arbitration Pathway. The Accelerated Route towards Fellowship has been designed for busy, legally qualified professionals who have substantial unassessed knowledge and experience of international arbitration. The aim of the programme is to assess whether the candidate has the knowledge required to apply the principles and procedure of international arbitration using arbitration legislation based on the UNCITRAL Model Law and Arbitration Rules and is capable of writing an reasoned and enforceable International Arbitration Award. Candidates must evaluate their personal suitability to undertake the programme, appreciating that the assessments are intensive and that they will be assessed against standard benchmarks. This programme focuses on the process, practice and procedures in international arbitration which is an essential requirement for qualification as a Fellow and for those who aim to practice as an international arbitrator.
What is covered within the syllabus?
What are the entry requirements?
In order to register for the Accelerated Route to Fellowship, candidates must:
English Language Competence - CIArb training and assessment is carried out in English it is therefore essential that candidates are proficient in both written and spoken English. Where English is not a candidate’s first language it is recommended that they have achieved a standard that is, as a minimum, equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 7 or a score of 94-101 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) system. CIArb issues this advice as a guideline and, while it will not require any evidence of this standard prior to enrolment on a course, candidates who do not have this standard of English may be disadvantaged.
What are the learning outcomes?
On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:
How will I be assessed?
Assessment of this programme is split into three parts, all of which must be passed:
Assessment 3 - Final examination for this course is a 4 hour open book examination. (70%)
Details of the assessment are as follows:
Candidates are permitted to use any materials they wish throughout the workshops.