Arbitration Competition 2019: sign up now!

Our arbitration competition is an important event in our calendar and is always hugely enjoyable. It attracts high quality entrants from education and training in the Law and dispute resolution. The 2019 competition will take place at the offices of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London on January 18-20, 2019. You can read more about the competition and how to enter here  

By: | November 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

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WCA and Keating Chambers host another successful symposium

On November 27 2018, the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators and Keating Chambers hosted their annual symposium, aimed at newly qualified and aspiring dispute resolvers. The symposium offers guidance to those starting out in their careers on how to get those first few elusive appointments and how to make their presence known in an increasingly competitive market. This year's symposium brought together leading practitioners such as Professor John Uff QC and Dr Robert Gaitskell QC, who gave informative and amusing presentations on the nature of our...

By: | November 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

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Travelling Scholarships 2019: Hong Kong

We are delighted to invite applications for Travelling Scholarships for Hong Kong in 2019. Applications may be made by private dispute resolution practitioners and academics who have links to the dispute resolution community in the UK. The closing date is 31 December 2018. Details of how to apply can be found on our website here.

By: | November 7, 2018 | Uncategorized

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Past Master Vicky Russell chairs Livery Committee

We are delighted that Past Master Vicky Russell has been elected Chair of the Livery Committee. This is a very important role, particularly because the Committee acts as a link between the Livery and the City of London Corporation. Vicky has been an active member of the Committee, chairing the Livery Companies Working Group, responsible for the Livery Liaison Scheme, since 2013 and the Communications Working Group since 2015. The latter group is responsible for the four annual City Briefings, as well as the annual...

By: | October 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

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WINDSOR RACES on Monday 6th August

Our party of 16 members and their guests had a splendid evening at Windsor Races. This included a selection of fine platters in The Deck dining area. Whilst no-one appears to have made a fortune all thoroughly enjoyed the event including the music and antics of the Mercury tribute band playing in the grounds after racing.

By: | August 14, 2018 | Uncategorized

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PRESENTATION TO LIVERYMAN BARRY ROSE

Presentation to Liveryman Barry Rose At the Court meeting on 11th July 2018 the Master presented Liveryman Barry Rose with a Company shield. This was inscribed "Presented to Liveryman J Barry Rose by the Master and Court in appreciation of his very many years of activity, joyful attention, dedication and fellowship."

By: | August 7, 2018 | Uncategorized

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UNITED GUILDS SERVICE AT ST.PAULS – 16th MARCH 2018

United Guilds Service at St. Pauls Members of the Company attended the annual United Guilds Service at St. Pauls Cathedral on 16th March 2018 along with the Lord Mayor, civic dignitaries and Masters and representatives of all 110 City Livery Companies. Following the service lunch was at the hall of the nearby Barber Surgeons Company.

By: | June 6, 2018 | Uncategorized

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THE MASTER’S LECTURE – 13TH March 2018

Lord Dyson delivers the Master’s Lecture We are extremely grateful to Lord Dyson for presenting the Master’s Lecture this year. His subject was ‘What are the proper limits to the Immunity of Arbitrators?’ His thought provoking text is to be found on our website and is well worth close consideration. Lord Dyson was Master of the Rolls until he retired in 2016, when he re-joined 39 Essex Chambers. Previously he had been a judge of the High Court of Justice (1993), a Lord Justice of...

By: | June 6, 2018 | Uncategorized

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VISIT TO HMS MERSEY

By the kind invitation of Lieutenant Commander George Storton of HMS Mersey four members enjoyed a most memorable day in Portsmouth on 28th February 2018. The visit was made by PM Chris Dancaster, Assistant Ken McLean and Liverymen David Aikman and David Canning. The plan was to watch various manoeuvres in company with her sister ship HMS Tyne. Unfortunately the weather conditions were such that it was deemed too dangerous to make the transfer to the ship offshore and our team returned to the Dockyard...

By: | June 6, 2018 | Uncategorized

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The Master’s Ridgeway Walk – we’ve done it!

On Saturday 21st October, Matthew and Sue, accompanied by friends, completed the 87 mile walk from Overton Hill in Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Hertfordshire.  Gale force winds did not stop us from reaching the summit, though it did seem as if we might take off at one point! We were delighted that good friends Janet & Steve, and Company Members and friends John Uff, Phil Fidler and Mandy Lovell joined us for this last 6 mile stretch of the walk. It made our last...

By: | January 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

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