The Professional Home of
Dispute Resolution in North America

Welcome to the North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. It has a global membership of around 12,500 individuals who have professional training or experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The CIArb exists for the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution. In addition to providing education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, the CIArb is an international center for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business concerned with the cost-effective and early settlement of disputes.

On this site you will find information about training, networking and development opportunities hosted by the North American Branch across the Americas which will enable you to develop your dispute resolution skills and network effectively in this competitive market.


Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment Mami, FL - March 2-4, 2018 (Click here for information and registration)

Seattle: June, 2018 (exact date and venue to be announced)

Washington DC: October, 2018 (exact date and venue to be announced)


Energy Arbitration 2017 Conference Friday April 28, 2017


NAB News

02 January 2018
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30 May 2017
The use of third parties to fund plaintiffs' legal and litigation expenses ("litigation funding") is...

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Lucy Greenwood
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