Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

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Official name Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Address 12 Bloomsbury Sq.
City London
Country United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0) 20 74 21 74 44
Fax +44 (0) 20 74 04 40 23
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators was founded in 1915 to provide a member organisation for practicing arbitrators. It is a non-for-profit organisation which has gained charitable status in 1990. It has its headquarters in London and branches worldwide, and 10,000 members in 86 countries.
CIArb promotes and facilitates the determination of disputes by arbitration and alternatives forms of dispute resolution by means of: - Education and training programmes for potential and practicing arbitrators and users of arbitral process worldwide (including those leading to the three grades of membership at the Institute: Associate Member (ACIArb), Member (MCIArb), Fellow (FCIArb/Chartered Arbitrator) - Setting up and administration of small claims dispute resolution schemes - Nomination of adjudicators for parties involved in construction disputes - Nomination service of expert witnesses - Appointment and nomination service of suitably qualified persons to act as arbitrators and mediators The Institute develops consumer and commercial dispute resolution schemes through which parties can resolve their disputes through a mixture of means. By 2002 the procedures included tailor-made: - Arbitration schemes - Mediation schemes - Med-arb schemes - Adjudication procedures - Early neutral evaluation (alone or combined with mediation and arbitration) - Online dispute resolution Between 1993 and 2002 19,000 disputes were resolved through recourse to these schemes. The Institute also provides Neutral Recommendations for Party Appointments and Recommended Dispute Resolution Clauses.
CIArb maintains a Register of Arbitrators, a Panel of Chartered Arbitrators, a Register of Experts Witnesses, and a Panel of Mediators.


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Arbitration rules of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2000)    

Last update : 2003-11-18