The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Kenya Branch has organized the above Module span over four months with two, one‐day tutorials to be held at Fairview Hotel Nairobi on:‐
Tutorial 1 – 6th September, 2019
Tutorial 2 – 1st November, 2019
This course is designed to give you a detailed knowledge and understanding of the Law underpinning arbitration, procedural elements of international arbitration and general Practice of Arbitration to enable you understand and participate in such proceedings. The course focuses on legal principles, process, practice and procedure in international arbitration. The course will take the form of two (2) Tutorials (lectures & discussions). It is based on the content of a Workbook which will be collected after finalizing with the application process in advance.
• You are at the moment classified as an “Associate Member”.
• You are one wishing to understand this topic generally, for example as a party, party
representative or witness.
• You wish to improve knowledge of Arbitration especially in the field of International dispute
resolution and the applicable Law & Practice even if you will not participate at the exam.
• The course is a must for those who would like to progress to “Member” level and eventually
attain qualification as a Fellow of CIArb.
On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:
∞ Define what is meant by the term ‘international arbitration’.
∞ Identify, explain and apply the legal procedural principles, rules and agreements relevant to
the conduct of a international arbitration:
∞ The legal framework, including limitations of matters that may be legally arbitrated;
∞ The contractual nature of the appointment of an arbitrator;
∞ The range and limitations of an arbitrator’s powers and jurisdiction;
∞ The rights, duties and responsibilities of a party to an arbitration;
∞ The methods of initiating and processing an arbitration;
∞ The relevance of the court regarding all stages in an arbitration;
∞ The requirements of an enforceable award.
∞ Evaluate and apply the principles and legal requirements of a international arbitration.
∞ Evaluate issues and apply the law of international arbitration appropriately.
∞ Demonstrate practical skill in carrying out the tasks required in preparing for and progressing a international arbitration.
∞ Demonstrate skill in controlling a international arbitration, communicating effectively with
the parties, applying UNCITRAL and adopting appropriate procedures.
• Dispute Resolution Processes – An Overview
• A History of Arbitration
• The Three Pillars of International Arbitration
• Growing Global Harmonisation and Differing Statutory Approaches
• Choices Available to Parties
• The Arbitration Agreement and Commencement
• Appointing an Arbitral Tribunal
• The Arbitral Tribunal: Independence and Impartiality
• The Arbitral Tribunal: Jurisdiction and Powers
• The Arbitral Tribunal: Duties and Procedural Choices
• Procedures: Pleadings, Documents and Evidence
• Procedures: Applications to the Tribunal
• Procedures: The Hearing
• Remedies, Costs, Interest & Currency
• The Role of the State Court
Assessment of this module is by a three (3) – hour written closed‐book examination,
contributing 100% to overall marks respectively. In order to pass, you will be required to
achieve 55% in the examination.
‐ will be awarded an Advanced Certificate
‐ Will be eligible to apply for Member grade of CIArb, and take advantage of a range of
educational and professional benefits
‐ May progress onto Module 2 or 3 of the International Arbitration pathway.
Tutorials & Examination fee is Kshs 66,700/= (Tutorial fees Kshs 42,000/‐ which includes the
course materials, coffee/tea and lunch and Examination (£178) equivalent to Kshs 24,700/‐). The
fee can also be paid by installments provided the first installment of Kshs 30,000/‐ is received
on or before the closing date of Friday 2nd August, 2019 and the balance paid in full before
Friday 6th September, 2019. Extra cost for postage or delivery of the materials before
course commencement will be borne by the participants.
This being a membership course, participants will be required to have regularized their
membership before registering the course. The Examination will be based on UNCITRAL.
Course materials will be available for collection or delivery at candidates cost or upon
payment of the course fees. All participants will be expected to have the UNCITRAL Model
The Tutorials will be held at the Fairview Hotel, Nairobi.
Please note that under the pathways to fellowship, all subsequent assessments are membership
examinations. Thus, ALL applicants are expected to have regularised their membership with
the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Application forms can be obtained from Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch) office or from our website www.ciarbkenya.org.
Application forms together with the requisite course fee must be submitted on or before Friday 30th August, 2019 to the following address: ‐