Back in business

1 September 2014

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

In Conversation with Karyl Nairn QC

18 August 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 […]

Women flood arbitration board

1 August 2014

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">click […]

Record number of women represented on Australian global arbitration board

30 July 2014

Recent elections have boosted the representation of women to the board of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a global leader in the training, accreditation and practice of alternative dispute resolution whose membership comprises eminent practitioners, policymakers, academics and business leaders from the UK, the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia.