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1. You declare that you agree, if admitted, to be bound by the Constitution and Bye-Laws and by any subsequent amendments and/or alterations thereto which may be made from time to time.
2. You also declare that you agree that SIArb may list your name, organisation, designation and membership category in the public membership listing/directory on its website upon approval of your membership.
3. The Constitution requires that an applicant for election as Fellow, Member and Associate must be of age thirty-five (35) years, twenty-five (25) years and twenty-one (21) years respectively.
4. The Council may in exceptional circumstances, waive the age requirement for Fellowship applications in the case of an applicant holding a professional qualification or other professional experience recognised by the Council as justifying the waiver. Details of applicant’s professional qualification and experience must be submitted in writing for consideration of such waiver.
5.Every application for admission shall be sponsored by two members of the Institute who, from their personal knowledge of Applicant can support the application as follows:
"I have known the Applicant for a period of ___________ years, and I have read his/her completed application for membership. From my personal knowledge of the Applicant, I recommend him/her as a fit and proper person for consideration by the Council for membership of the Institute."
6. The Council emphasises that membership of the Institute only signifies an individual member’s interest and support of the objectives of arbitration, and does not imply his/her ability to act as arbitrator.
7. You are advised not to hold yourself out as Arbitrator merely by virtue of your being a Member or an Associate Member of the Institute.
8. The Council may decide either to:
a. Call the Applicant for interview, or
b. Invite the Applicant to comment in writing on a nominated subject related to arbitration or the arbitral process.
9. While there are no statutory requirements regulating those persons who may sit as arbitrators, the Council does not encourage parties to appoint those persons who have not attained the status of FELLOW of the Institute.
10. Applications for membership must be accompanied by payments for:
*11. For applications approved after 1 October, please select the Half-Annual Subscription Fee. For applications approved before 1 October, please select the Annual Subscription Fee accordingly.
12. Applications for transfer must be accompanied by payments for the aggregate difference between the respective Entrance Fees and Annual Subscriptions.
13. Modes of Payment:
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This section applies ONLY for new applications for the SIArb Panel of Arbitrators.
You may choose to apply for our Primary or Secondary Panel, or both if you wish to be considered for the Secondary Panel should you not be successful in your Primary Panel application.
Please make your selection only once during your application.
Please attach the relevant panel appointment letters or membership certificates evidencing your current arbitrator panel membership in arbitral institutions.
(Note: This Section is a key consideration for the Committee’s evaluation of applications.
Applicants are asked to provide full details to avoid delay to the evaluation of their application).
Please provide details of the nature of the work carried out.
Please provide number of appointments in Arbitration proceedings todate as well as any relevant details as follows:
Arbitrator: Sole ( ) Presiding ( ) Tribunal Member ( )No. of awards published: ( ) Please provide details in the next section below.Counsel: ( ) Please provide details of the nature of the work carried out.Expert Witness: ( ) Please provide details of the nature of the work carried out. Dispute Resolution Advisor/Consultant ( ) Please provide details of the nature of the work carried out.
Details of the nature of the work carried out – this should (where relevant) include the following information for each matter/case relied upon in this application:
(i) the matter/case number assigned by the relevant arbitral institution (ii) the members of the Tribunal (iii) Whether the applicant appeared for the Claimant or Respondent (iv) if the matter did not proceed to a hearing and Award, at what stage the matter ended (v) whether the applicant acted in a Lead role (e.g. as Lead Counsel or Expert Witness) or a support role (vi) details of the work carried out personally by the applicant in that role (vii) where an Award is published a duly sanitised version of the Award (please upload under the section on "Supporting Arbitral Awards" below)
In support of your application, please attach any arbitral award(s), duly sanitised to preserve confidentiality for SIArb's review.
Should your application be successful, SIArb will publish your 1 page CV that complies with its standard template HERE.
Please download the template, complete the same and upload it as part of your current Panel Application.
In support of your application, you may wish to upload 2 referee statements from known arbitration practitioners.
Please submit the signed statements from referees together with your application.
In support of your application, you may wish to provide your published writings in ADR journals or legal periodicals.
Please state names of journals/legal periodicals, date and issue of publications.
Please state any relevant teaching/ training experience (to include name/ type of courses/ Institution/ organisation and year).
Find out more about SIArb Scheme Arbitration HERE.
SIArb Annual Subscription - [The Institute’s new financial year commences on 1 April annually and your annual subscription for the year coming year is due on 1 April (Due Date) in accordance with Clause 6.2.1 of the Constitution.]
Please note that:a. Clause 6.5.1 of the Constitution provides that "If the subscription of any member shall remain unpaid at the expiration of two (2) months after the same is or becomes due, the rights and privileges of that member shall be automatically suspended in the manner as provided in the Bye-Laws". These rights include the affixing the designation “FSIArb”, “MSIArb”, “ASIArb” after your name, and the applicability of member's rate for any SIArb events.
b. Upon a member being in arrears of his annual subscriptions, he may be charged an administration fee of $50.00 if subscription remains in arrears for more than two (2) months after Due Date.
c. Furthermore, Clause 6.5.2 of the Constitution provides that "If the subscription of any member shall remain unpaid at the expiry of six (6) months after the same is or becomes due, the membership of that member may be terminated by the Council in the manner as provided in the Bye-Laws".
We thank you for your continued support of the Institute’s activities, and look forward to receiving your renewal.
Membership Renewal Fees:
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