The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch has organised the above 1 ½ day
assessment to be held at the Fairview Hotel Nairobi on 10th & 11th July, 2019.
The standard Route to Membership is by attending Tutorials and the passing of written
examinations up to Module 2 level. It has been recognized that this standard Route to
membership may not be appropriate for experienced Lawyers and Arbitrators who have
been in active practice for three or more years. This special program is open to members and
non‐members of the Institute who are experienced Arbitrators with an approved legal
qualification or civil litigation lawyers with at least three years experience including
appropriate exposure to arbitration law and practice. Experienced Arbitrators who are not
lawyers will be required to pass Module 1 of the Institute Examination (on contract, Tort and
Evidence) before undertaking this Accelerated Program.
1. Pass the assessment Workshops
2. Pass the written Examination
The course is not a teaching course but an assessment of knowledge of relevant law
including the law and practice of arbitration as well as self‐presentation and judgment skills
of the candidate.
To prepare for the course a pre‐course reading list is attached to the application form. This
must be read before attending the course. Participants should make their own
arrangements to access the materials in the reading list since the Institute does not provide
all the materials required for the course.
An eligible candidate is deemed to be up to date with the law of contract, tort and evidence
as well as the law and practice of arbitration, for purposes of qualifying.
• Arbitration Agreement
• Jurisdiction & Powers
• Arbitration Practice & Procedure
• Interlocutory applications
• Costs & Interest
• Procedural matters
• The Award
The Assessment and Examination fee is Kshs 51,500/‐ (Kenya Shillings Fifty One Thousand
Five Hundred only). The fee includes the reading list, coffee/tea and lunch. The fee can also
be paid by installments provided all installments are paid by Friday 14th June, 2019.
Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Day 1 ‐ Monday 10th July, 2019‐ Timings 08.00 to 17.30 hours. (Assessments)
Day 2 ‐ Tuesday 11th July, 2019 ‐ Timings 08.30 to 13.00 hours. (Examination)
The assessment will take the form of a series of workshops were participants will be orally
assessed on different aspects of the Arbitral process from a chosen scenario.
The assessments will be based on knowledge of arbitration Law and Practice, Judgement
Candidates should note that this is a three hour open book examination; one is permitted to
carry any text book to the examination room. Candidates must however note that all books
including their workbooks that they intend to use at the examinations must not have written
notes. (Highlighting and underlining is however permitted)
Application forms can be obtained from Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch)
Application forms together with the requisite course fee must be submitted on or before
Friday 14th June, 2019 to the following address: ‐