CIArb Australia Vis Pre-Moot 2020



The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Young Members Group (YMG) will again be organising the CIArb Australia Vis Pre-Moot in 2020. Now in its fourth year, the Pre-Moot will be held in Melbourne on 5-6 March 2020.

Full details about the Pre-Moot, team registration, and arbitrator registration will be available during November 2019. Further details will be circulated via our mailing list (click here to subscribe) and the CIArb Australia website.  To avoid spam filtering, please add to your contacts.



Call for Volunteers

The YMG seeks volunteers to join the organising committee for the 2020 Pre-Moot. The committee will include members with the following designated roles:

  • Arbitrator Coordinator: Primary point of contact for volunteer arbitrators (primarily practising lawyers and other arbitration practitioners).
  • Teams Coordinator: Primary point of contact for teams.
  • Sponsor Coordinator: Primary point of contact for the hosting law firm and other sponsors.
  • Social and education coordinator: Organising two social/networking functions and a panel-style seminar as part of the Pre-Moot programme.
  • Comms Coordinator: Managing communications with teams, volunteer arbitrators, and other stakeholders. Experience with MailChimp and WordPress is desirable but not essential.

We are looking for young practitioners (40 years or less) and students to join the committee. Prior involvement in managing events is desirable but not essential. Previous involvement in the Vis Moot is also not essential.

Committee members' roles are likely to require 2-3 hours per week between November and mid-December 2019, and between mid-January and early March 2020. Committee members should preferably be available to attend both days of the Pre-Moot in Melbourne on 5 and 6 March 2020.

Please register your interest via the signup form by no later than 6 November 2019.



About the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Since 1915 and with over 16,000 members worldwide in over 130 countries operating in over 250 commercial sectors, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators exists for the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution. In addition to providing education, training and accreditation for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, CIArb acts as an international centre for practitioners, policymakers, academics and businessmen. CIArb Australia is one of 40 branches offering institute members a prestigious, globally-recognised qualification and access to a global professional community and regular networking opportunities.