Updated: Jul 11
Please join us in congratulating Angela Eastman on her recent membership to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) as a Fellow after a rigorous portfolio peer review and interview. Fellowship is the highest grade of CIArb membership and allows the use of the FCIArb designation.
To be considered for Fellowship, an applicant must possess a minimum of ten years' experience in arbitration or mediation in a lead/sole capacity, which includes drafting settlement agreements, managing proceedings, and attending hearings that have resulted in publication of a reasoned award or decision. Fellowship applicants that apply under the experienced practitioner track (EPT) must submit a comprehensive portfolio outlining (i) knowledge of the law of obligations (contracts and torts); (ii) knowledge of the law of mediation; (iii) knowledge of the process, practice, and procedures of mediation; (iv) ability to draft enforceable and reasoned agreements; and (v) demonstrated education/coursework and actual experience in the profession, including work product and proof of experience exhibits. The applicant must also submit letters of recommendation from other FCIArb practitioners.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is an international center of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). CIArb membership includes over 17,000 professionals in over 149 countries supported by an international network of 41 branches. CIArb acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation and development of all ADR methods. CIArb is a not-for-profit, UK registered organization.
Congratulations, Angela! Receiving the FCIArb designation is an honor.