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[Arb01] International Professional Commercial Arbitrator Training Certificate Course

  • Course Code: ARB01-08H-0624
  • Hours: 50 Hours
  • Sessions: 5 Lessons
  • Date: 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 June 2024
  • Time: 9:00am-7:00pm (including 1.5 hours lunch break)
  • Mode: Physical (Face to Face)
  • Location: Hong Kong Legal Hub, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • Fee: HKD$23,000 (Course Fee HKD$17,000 + CIAB Stage I & II Assessment Fee HKD$6,000)
  • Application Deadline: 23 May 2024

Suppose a participant is absent from the class due to compliance with the COVID-19 medical proof. In that case, the Academy will arrange replacement classes for the participant in the next cohort with the rearranging class fee waived.

Course Description

The Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN) offers rich content and engaging arbitrator training course to anyone aims to achieve a qualified professional international arbitrator qualification at the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI). Delivered by a training team composes of field-leading experts, this course focuses on both the general international commercial arbitration practice and the specific practicing area including insurance, banking and finance, investment, building management, and construction. It is designed to equip participants with the competence, knowledge, and skills of a professional arbitrator.

Advantages of the Training Course

  • Obtain advanced professional qualification in a short period of time -Upon completion of this course and end-of-course Qualification Assessment, participants are eligible to apply to become the Certified International Arbitrators (CIAb) of the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) and gain the opportunity to handle international commercial arbitration cases.
  • Professional Development Platforms -IDRRMI provides diversified continuing professional development opportunities and a well-established professional advancement platform to professional members, including advanced courses, seminars, conferences, case referrals, etc., supportting the professional development in the arbitration industry.

Course Outline

  • International Arbitration for Commercial Dispute Settlement
  • Regulatory Framework for Arbitration
  • Legal Regime governing international commercial arbitration
  • Evidence, decision making, and Arbitral award writing
  • Exercises, mock arbitration, and end-of-course professional qualification assessment


  • Legal practitioners including solicitors, barristers, dispute resolution advocates, in-house legal, consultants, senior-level management and executives;
  • Professionals in commercial, finance, banking, healthcare, property management, construction and human resources management; and
  • Any persons who are interested in participating in commercial arbitration in Hong Kong, Mainland, Taiwan, Macau, and overseas.

Certification & Professional Qualification

  • Participants attaining ≥ 80% attendance in the course and passing the end-of-course assessment will be awarded a “Certificate of Completion” to the Training course.
  • Candidates with the “Certificate of Completion” are eligible to register at the IDRRMI, enlisting as Arbitration Member of the IDRRMI, Hong Kong Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (HKCICA), and the Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (APCAM).

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Members of the Course's training team


Prof. Francis LAW

Chairman, International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI)


Dr. Lobo FUNG

President, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Property Managers (HKCPM)

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Prof. Edwin CHAN

Adjunct Professor, Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


Mr. Kum Chuen LI

Adjunct Lecturer, Academy of International Risk Management and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN)

Course Details

Course category Code Arb01
Duration 50-hours (5 lessons)
Time 9:00am-7:00pm (including 1.5 hours lunch-break)
Location Physical: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Teaching Medium Cantonese, supplemented with English
Tuition Fee HK$23,000 (Assessment fee included)
Application Method 1) Please complete the application form (Click on "Apply Now" from the above);

2) Submit C.V to the admission office of AIDRN via email (; and

3) Complete the application procedure (including settling the course fee) before the deadline for application.

Payment Methods Cross-cheque:

1. Crossed cheque
- Cheque should be made payable to “Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd.”
- Please write down your full name and contact number, and label the course title on the back of the cheque.
- Submit your cheque to Room 506, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

2. Bank Transfer
- Please provide the Bank-in Slip and state your full name, contact number, and course title.
- Bank Name: Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd
- Bank Account: BANK OF CHINA (Hong Kong) LIMITED (012-704-2-005666-9)

3. FPS
- FPS identifier: 169930302