ABOUT US

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is a leading Professional Membership Organisation representing the interests of Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioners’ world- wide.

 

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Kenya Branch, established in 1984, is one among the branches of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, which was founded in 1915 with headquarters in London. It promotes and facilitates the determination of disputes by Arbitration and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), which includes Mediation and Adjudication. The Institute has over 20,000 members spread out in about 90 countries in the world with branches in England, Wales, Scotland, Hongkong, Europe, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Mauritius, Australia, India and North America among other countries. It has affiliations with arbitration bodies and institutions in other countries across the world and with the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. It is a not-for-profit organization and gained charitable status in 1990.

Currently the Institute has members from such diverse fields as Architecture, Engi- neering, Quantity Surveying, Law, Insurance, Accounting and Property Valuation.

Service Delivery

The Principles - Promoting efficient, effective economical and ethical resolution of domestic and international commercial disputes through mediation, Conciliation, Adjudication and Arbitration.

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution under CIArbs, Kenya.

The ADR spectrum is wide, ranging from the informal mechanisms such as Negotiation, Mediation, Conciliation, Early neutral evaluation, Case conference, Expert determination, Mini trials (executive tribunal), Pre trial, Med- Arb, Dispute review advisor, Dispute review board, Rent a judge, Court annexed ADR (mediation), Adjudication, Court annexed Arbitration, and finally Arbitration.

 

Mosts common mechanisms applied in Kenya include Arbitration, Construction Adjudication and Mediation.

BRANCH COMMITTEE OFFICIALS

Mr. James Muruthi Kihara

Chartered Arbitrator

Out-going Chairman- Ex-officio

 

 

Mr. P. S. Kisia

FCIArb

Hon. Secretary

 

Mr. Collins Namachanja

Chartered Arbitrator

Member

 

Ms. Jacqueline Waihenya

Maina

MCIArb

Hon. Treasurer

 

Mr. Calvin Nyachoti

Chartered Arbitrator

Chairman

Mrs. Njeri Kariuki

Chartered Arbitrator

Chairperson and Convenor of the Education, Training and Membership Subcommittee

 

 

Mr. Arthur Igeria

MCIArb

Member

 

Ms. Wanjiku Muinami Karanja

MCIArb

Assistant Hon. Secretary

Simon Ondiek

Education and programs manager

Patrick M. Ichechi

Messenger

Redempta Ng'ang'a

Administrative officer

Evelyne Wanjiru

Assistant Accountant

 

Quinter Mukongolo

Assistant administrative officer

Chebett Koske

CEO

 

Hon. Justice (Rtd) Aaron G. Ringera

FCIArb

Member

 

Mercy A. Okiro

MCIArb

Chairperson, Young Members Group

 

Dr. Kariuki Muigua

Ex-Officio

Member

 

Mr. Kyalo Mbobu

Chartered Arbitrator

Chairman and Convenor of the Legal Subcommittee

 

 

Mr. Samuel Nderitu

MCIArb

Vice Chairman

Ms. Eunice Lumallas

FCIArb

Chairperson and Convenor of the Marketing Subcommittee

 

Mr. Andrew Waruhiu

MCIArb

Member

 

Mr. Paul Ngotho

Chartered Arbitrator

Member

 

BRANCH SECRETARIAT STAFF

Ms. Sylvia Kasanga

MCIArb

Member

 

BRANCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Arbitration          Mediation          Concilliation          Neutral Evaluation          Adjudication          Expert Determination

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