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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.


Family Arbitration

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

To provide an understanding of the elements of Family Arbitration and to promote the use of Arbitration to resolve disputes on financial and property matters arising from marriage breakdown. The course will give candidates an understanding of the principles, procedure and practice involved in Family Arbitration.

The course is delivered over 2 days, starting at 09.00 on the first day (registration from 8:30) and ending at 16.30 on the second day. There will be some pre-course required.

Please contact if you are interested in attending this course.


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What is covered within the syllabus?

•An introduction to the Arbitration Act 1996 and the Family Law Arbitration Scheme 

•Managing a Family Arbitration effectively

•The Scheme Rules

•The advantages and disadvantages of Family Arbitration compared with other processes

•The Powers of the Tribunal

•The Award in Family Arbitrations – drafting and enforcement

•Costs and Interest

•Remuneration of the Tribunal

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