This highly successful and well-attended seminar was chaired by the Master, Margaret Bickford-Smith QC. You can read more about it here: Adjudication Seminar Wednesday 10th March 2021.
MARCH 17TH 2021 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! On March 17th 1981 the creation of the Worshipful Company was approved by Resolution of the Court of Aldermen of the City of London at Guildhall. The first Court Meeting was held on 2nd April, and on 21st July 1981 Letters Patent under Mayoral seal were issued. The Company thereby became the 93rd in the List of Livery Companies of the City of London. Its co-founders were John Phillips CBE QC, the Inaugural Master, Clifford Clark TD, the second Master,...
Past Master Professor John Uff CBE QC has written in memory of Bertie Vigrass OBE on behalf of the Company. You can read his tribute to one of the most remarkable men in the history of arbitration, here: Tribute to Bertie Vigrass
On 11th January 2021 Karin Walker and Suzanne Kingston, both members of the Company, presented a virtual seminar on “Mediation – working together and learning from each other”. You can read about it here.
The Company has been delighted to read news of HMS Mersey’s impressive start to 2021 on the website of the Royal Navy. You can read the report here.
Senior Warden Martyn Bradish introduced our most recent awards to service affiliates, as follows. You can read about the awards by clicking on the links on our affiliate pages. "Sitting at our computers across the UK and beyond, it is easy to forget what our affiliates do on behalf of our country. We are indeed fortunate to be affiliated with units in the Royal Navy, HMS Mersey, The Army, 13 Company of the Greater London Army Cadet Force, South West Sector and The Royal Air...
If COVID restrictions permit, we are hoping to host the following events, among others, in 2021. Further details will follow as soon as we can confirm them. United Guilds Service, St Paul's Cathedral, 21st May 2021 Master's Lecture, 6th July 2021
The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators is proud to support Saracens High School. You can read more about our association with the school here.
Our special edition VE Day Newsletter is available for download here.
It is with great regret that the Master's Consort - Stephen Bickford-Smith - has advised that Thursday 19th March's Consort event at the Garrick has had to be postponed due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. We hope to reschedule this event later in the year and will advise when we have fixed a new date. Thank you to everyone who supported this event.