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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.


Online Assessment Introduction To Domestic Arbitration

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

To provide an understanding of the general principles of domestic (i.e. non-international) arbitration and its relationship to other dispute resolution processes. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to the legal framework of, and good practice and procedure in, domestic arbitration in their jurisdiction.


Venue Date Days You Attend Spaces RRP Current Price Discounted Price
Bloomsbury Square 18 Oct 2018 12 GBP95.00 GBP95.00 N/A

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What are the learning outcomes?


On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to: 



    • Understand the background to domestic arbitration;


    • Describe the process and procedure of domestic arbitration;


  • Understand domestic arbitration in the context of other forms of dispute resolution.

What is covered within the syllabus?

    • Comparison of dispute resolution procedures;


    • Fundamental principles of the arbitration process;     


    • The Arbitration Act 1996;


    • Arbitration rules: time-limited, institutional, industry standards, industry schemes and ad hoc agreements;


    • Arbitration procedures: documents only and oral hearings;


    • The arbitration agreement;


    • Commencement of the arbitration;


    • An arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers;


    • The arbitration process: obligations of the tribunal, responsibilities and obligations of the parties;


    • Managing the arbitration process: communications, preliminary meeting, interlocutory matters, dealing with factual and opinion evidence and disclosure of documents;


    • Presenting the claim and the defence: alternative methods;


    • Procedure at a typical hearing;


    • Costs and interest;


  • Essentials of an enforceable award.  

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