Globalisation has fuelled an increase in demand for lawyers trained in international commercial arbitration, the head of CIArb Australia has said.
Arbitrators want a slice of the $5 billion action from Singapore. They want to build a critical mass of arbitrators in Australia to lure multinational companies.
At an event marking the 100th anniversary of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Australia’s arbitration fraternity looked at why Australia should be a seat of choice for arbitrations in the Asia Pacific, writes Andrew Maher and Alex Price check that.
It was a stormy Brisbane night when international law firm Ashurst hosted former Justice of the High Court the Hon Ian Callinan AC at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Australia Queensland Chapter, reports Donovan Ferguson.
It was a full house when global firm Baker & McKenzie hosted the relaunch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Australia NSW Chapter with guest speaker the Hon Murray Gleeson AC, reports Jo Delaney Celebrating the 50th anniversary of our presence in Australia, Baker & McKenzie was honoured to host this prestigious event. Attracting distinguished guests and […]
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) / Young Lawyers International Arbitration Moot is an annual competition and the only one of its kind in Australia. As Erika Williams reports, it is a wonderful opportunity for young lawyers (under the age of 35) and law students to experience the real world of arbitration. In 2009, the […]
Dr Gavan Griffith QC, former Solicitor-General of Australia and now a prominent international arbitrator, discussed the debate about investor-state dispute resolution clauses at the Melbourne Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre on 9 October, as barrister Eugenia Levine reports. With the G20 member states set to descend on Brisbane in November and multilateral trade agreements on […]
A dispute resolution body has returned to the legal fold, writes Melissa Yeo. It was with great enthusiasm that Corrs Chambers Westgarth hosted the re-launch of the Queensland chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia (CIArb Australia) on 19 August. To see the full news release click here Published: Lawyers Weekly Published on: 1/9/2014
Karyl Nairn QC is one of Australia’s leading lawyers overseas. She is the London based global co-head of Skadden Arps International Litigation and Arbitration Group. John Arthur reports on what she said at an address in Melbourne last month. In conjunction with the Victorian Bar and COMMBAR, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia hosted a fireside chat […]
A record number of women have been elected to the board of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in Australia. The five female board members, which include silks and global firm partners, were acknowledged at the annual CIArb dinner held in Sydney last Thursday (24 July). To see the full news release <a href="http://www.lawyersweekly Go Here.com.au/wig-chamber/news/women-flood-arbitration-board">click […]