Associate (ACIArb)


Why become an Associate member?


This entry-level Introductory Certificate qualification is ideal if you have some knowledge of Allternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). You may be keen to take your first step in a dispute resolution career, or want to enhance your own personal and professional development.


  • You will have access to all of CIArb's Member Benefits
  • You may use the post-nominal letters ACIArb.


Becoming a CIArb Associate is the first step through our world-renowned training programme to become a CIArb Member or CIArb Fellow.


What qualifications and experience are needed?


To qualify to become an Associate you will need to do one of the below:


  • Pass one of CIArb's Introductory courses in Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication or ADR
  • Complete a recognised equivalent course
  • Demonstrate the level of experience in the relevant field as required by CIArb.


How much does it cost?


1. A bank draft of 90 pounds plus the rate applicable as indicated in the attached schedule of subscription. Rates applicable in Kenya are on the last page of the attached document


2. A cheque of Kshs.17,500.00 being the Kenya Branch’s Annual Subscription made payable to "The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch" for processing and transmission to London. True copies of the applicants certificate and a copy of the result sheet must be enclosed.


*Kshs. 7,500 - Subscription fee

*Kshs. 10,000 - One off development levy


View the annual subscription rates for all countries and membership types.

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