HKIAC Requirements for Adjudicators

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HKIAC Panel Listing Requirements for Adjudicators

An adjudicator who wishes to be considered for inclusion on HKIAC’s Panel of Adjudicators must demonstrate to the HKIAC Appointments Committee the following:

  1. Substantial adjudication/arbitration experience as adjudicator/arbitrator;
  2. Satisfactory completion of the adjudicator training assessment course offered by CIArb (EAB) or an equivalent provider;
  3. A substantial connection with East Asia;
  4. Not have been found guilty by a Court or disciplinary tribunal of misconduct which in the opinion of HKIAC calls into question his or her ability to act as adjudicator;
  5. Be under 75 years of age.

Note:

  • Substantial Adjudication Experience: A Hong Kong resident candidate can qualify to join the Panel of Adjudicators on the basis of having acted as adjudicator on domestic or international cases. A non-Hong Kong resident candidate can qualify to join the Panel of Adjudicators on the basis of having acted as adjudicator on international cases.
  • Non-Hong Kong resident candidates may need not attend a course if they are able to demonstrate that they have attended a similar course elsewhere and they are fully conversant with HKIAC Adjudication Rules.
  • References may be requested at the discretion of HKIAC Appointments Committee.
  • For further details, please refer to the application Form PA1(A).
  • HKIAC reserves the right to include on the panel the names of adjudicators who, although not fully satisfying the above criteria 1, 2 and 3 above, do have language skills, technical skills or particular expertise not otherwise available. 
  • Membership of the Panel is for a period of three years, ending on 31 December of the third year.

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