CIArb Ireland welcomes the signing by the President, Michael C. Higgins, of the Mediation Act. Solicitors and barristers now have a statutory obligation to advise their clients of the mediation option and provide information on mediation services, including details of mediators, information about the advantages and benefits of mediation, information on confidentiality obligations and the enforceability of mediation settlements. Click here for press release for CIArb Ireland Chairman Bill Holohan.
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The Law Society of Ireland and CIArb Ireland will jointly host a Mediation Event on Friday 13th October from 9.30am - 11.30 am as part of Mediation Awareness Week 2017 (7th - 14th October). This event is free to attend however registration is required. Click here for the flyer.
CIArb Ireland welcome the passing of The Mediation Bill by both Houses of the Oireachtas. Click here to view the Bill.
The Bloomsday Dinner was held in the Stephens Green Hibernian Club on Friday 16th June with the Branch Chairs from Ireland and the UK gathering for their Annual Meeting. Also in attendance were the delegates attending the XI Dublin Forum on International Dispute Resolution organised by Jim Bridgeman, such delegates coming from all over the world.
The Ken McQuillan lecture was held in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Friday 16th June. Professor Dr Nayla Comair-Obeid C.Arb, the current CIArb Worldwide President, gave a talk on Dispute Avoidance and Resolution in Times of Crisis. This event was well attended by CIArb members as well as visitors from the UK.
Organised by Ian Talbot CEO of Chambers Ireland and the ICC Ireland National Committee. This Committee includes two delegates each from the CIArb Ireland Branch, the Law Society and the Bar Council. The breakfast meeting ahead of the event at the DDRC included Mr. Justice Brian McGovern SC, the designated Arbitration Judge at the High Court.
Tickets can now be purchased for this unique event. Click here for further details.
The Mediation Special Interest Group is looking for energetic members interested in contributing to the work of the group.
The May edition of the Law Society Gazette contains a feature on the Mediation Bill written by Richard Lee, Chair of our Mediation Special Interest Group.
CIArb Ireland has furnished its submissions on the Mediation Bill 2017 to the Department of Justice and Equality.
The 2017 AGM was held on Friday 7th April in the Radisson Blu Hotel. Past Chair Gerard Monaghan gave the opening speech followed by presentations by the Treasurer (John McQuillan) and Honorary Secretary (James O'Donoghue). The new CIArb Ireland website was also launched by Marketing Officer Dan Ibrahim.
CIArb Ireland launches its new website at the 2017 AGM. This new website will include a brand new design look and feel, responsive content to mobile devices, seamless payment options for courses and events, a simplified online services application and a publicly accessible members database for any member who wishes to create their own personal CIArb Ireland profile page. It was constructed to be Google friendly andis fully content managed to give us simple editing control over all website sections, text, photos, videos and search engine optimisation of site pages.