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

Chairman

Mr. James Muruthi Kihara

Hon. Secretary

Mr. P. S. Kisia

Member

Mr. Collins Namachanja

Member

Ms. Jacqueline Waihenya

Maina

Vice Chairman

Mr. Calvin Nyachoti

Vice Hon. Secretary

Mr. Paul Ngotho

Member

Mrs. Njeri Kariuki

Member

Mr. Arthur Igeria

Member

Ms. Wanjiku Muinami Karanja

Simon Ondiek

Patrick M. Ichechi

Redempta Ng'ang'a

Evelyne Wanjiru

Quinter Mukongolo

CEO

Chebett Koske

Member

Hon. Justice (Rtd) Aaron G. Ringera

Member

Mercy A. Okiro

Hon. Treasurer

Powell Maimba

Member

Dr. Kariuki Muigua

Member

Mr. Evans T. Gaturu

Member

Mr. Samuel Nderitu

Member

Ms. Eunice Lumallas

BRANCH SECRETARIAT STAFF

BRANCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS

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