HKIAC hosted the 14th Tribunal Secretary Training Programme for the first time in a hybrid format with participants attending in person and online. Sarah Grimmer, HKIAC Secretary-General and Joe Liu, HKIAC Deputy Secretary-General delivered the course. HKIAC has held 14 programmes in the past six years and trained 125 tribunal secretaries from 30 jurisdictions, with sessions in London, New York, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Manila, Hong Kong and now also online!
Some of the feedback:
- "Comprehensive and systematic introduction of Tribunal Secretary's role and work."
- "The programme is an enjoyable learning experience."
- "The materials are well-designed."
This programme features practical training on the role of tribunal secretaries as we see increase in tribunal secretary appointments.
Since June 2014, HKIAC legal staff have also been available to act as tribunal secretary in arbitrations under HKIAC’s auspices. To date, HKIAC legal staff have been appointed on 61 occasions. that demand has increased significantly in recent years with 80% of the appointments being made since January 2018. To read more, please click here.