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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a leading professional membership organisation representing the interests of alternative dispute practitioners worldwide. Our growing membership of 15,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches.

As a not-for-profit, UK registered charity, CIArb works in the public interest through an international network of 37 branches.

In addition to providing education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, we act as an international centre for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business concerned with the cost-effective and early settlement of disputes. This gives users confidence that the very best people are helping to resolve their dispute.

For members, and where appropriate, non-members, CIArb offers a range of resources. It provides tools, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.


CIArb Workshop: Costs In Arbitration 2017 - Hong Kong

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

CIArb’s Costs in Arbitration Workshop 2017 is designed to deliver practical insight into how arbitral tribunals approach the issues relating to costs in arbitration. At the end of the workshop, participants should have an understanding of how to control time and costs effectively and how to assist in creating fair and well-managed proceedings.

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* Subject to change

  • 8.45 - Registration and refreshments
  • 9.30 - Welcome address presented by Peter Rees QC
  • 9.45 - First hearing - Costs management preliminary issues
    • Effective Costs budgeting - how to be better equipped to develop a realistic budget
    • Project management techniques to ensure good budget management with your client
  • 10.15 - Workshop in groups - Practical costs budgeting
    *Morning coffee/tea will be served in workshop rooms.
  • 11.00 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 11.45 - Second hearing
    • Third Party Funding - what to do when selecting a funder and presenting a case for funding
    • Security for costs - when to make and how to respond to an application
  • 12.15 - Lunch
  • 13.45 - Workshop in groups - Security for costs/Third party funding
  • 14.30 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 15.15 - Third hearing - Award and assessment of costs
    • The award of costs - what to expect
    • The assessment of costs - how best to go about it
  • 16.00 - Workshop - Award and assessment of costs
    * Afternoon coffee/tea to be served in workshop rooms.
  • 16.45 - Presentation from each workgroup
  • 17.30 - Closing summary
  • 17.45 - Networking Reception

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