Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee
HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators

Call for Applications
(Last Updated: 26 January 2016)


The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee (the Committee) maintained a HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators to facilitate the referral of arbitrators and/or mediators should requests for referral be received.


The HKIE joined as a member of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL) with effective from 25 October 2013. The HKMAAL, as a single accreditation body in Hong Kong, is a non-profit-making company limited by guarantee. The founder members of HKMAAL are the Hong Kong Bar Association, the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Hong Kong Mediation Centre. More information of the HKMAAL can be found at their website at

In this connection, the HKIE will no longer accredit mediators. Should members be interested to apply for inclusion as an accredited mediator on the HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators, you are required to first apply for the HKMAAL Panel of Mediator and send us the relevant approval document(s) issued by the HKMAAL for inclusion in the HKIE List. Please contact HKMAAL at 2525 2381 or visit their website aforementioned for application details of the HKMAAL Panel of Mediators.

Meanwhile, arbitrator to be included on the HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators is still opened for application by the Institution.


To be eligible for inclusion on the HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators, the applicant shall be required to:

be a HKIE Corporate Member; and
be a Fellow of other related professional institution*, eg CIArb or HKIArb, or equivalent; and/or
have relevant experiences in arbitration / mediation / other dispute resolution mechanisms; and/or
have relevant professional training; and/or
have high command of respect in the industry and/or the society and/or with judicial qualities

* In the event that the applicant does not acquire Fellow membership of the related professional body, he/she may instead provide supporting evidence on his/her substantial hands-on experience in arbitration/ mediation/ other dispute resolution mechanisms.

You are requested to read carefully the Disclaimers as attached in the Application Form before sending in your application.


Applications are welcome throughout the year. For further enquiries, you may contact Mr Winfield CHAN at Tel.: 2830 9072 or Email:

Assessment Process

The Assessment Process of new applications, together with the review on the HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators will be taken bi-annually by the ADR Committee.

For the full HKIE List of Arbitrators and Mediators, please click here.


The Institution does not warrant that all information provided by members is comprehensive or accurate in all aspects. The Institution shall not be held liable for any loss or damages suffered as a result of any use or reliance on any of the information provided by members.