Four Newly Qualified Fellow Arbitrators

October 8, 2020

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Bermuda announced four newly qualified Fellow Arbitrators — Charlene Scott, Georgia Marshall, Matthew Mason and Christina Herrero — bringing Bermuda’s total number up to thirteen.

A spokesperson said, “Chair Ben Adamson is pleased to introduce four newly qualified ‘Fellow’ Arbitrators to CIArb Bermuda Branch’s family of specialists bringing Bermuda’s total number up to thirteen, which is a phenomenal achievement for such a small jurisdiction and who are available to arbitrate local and international disputes.

“The four new ‘Fellows’ who passed the Accelerated Route to Fellowship [International Arbitration] course held in Bermuda by CIArb in November 2019 are Charlene Scott, Georgia Marshall, Matthew Mason and Christina Herrero.

“The course was led by Chartered Arbitrator Course Director / Instructor Jeffrey Elkinson and Ambassador [r.] David Huebner, CIArb. Chair of the North America Branch. A full list of ‘Fellow’ Arbitrators in Bermuda can be found on our website:

“CIArb is an international not for profit organization whose mission is to promote and support the work of Alternative Dispute Resolution [ADR] professionals across the world. CIArb is passionate about promoting a harmonious society and helping people and organizations avoid, manage and resolve conflict.

“The Bermuda Branch of CIArb was first launched in 1996 and has grown from strength to strength each year to promote the use of ADR and train and support ADR professionals in Bermuda. Its new Committee for 2020 plans to host a variety of virtual training courses and educational and networking events in 2021. This year’s Committee consists of Ben Adamson [Chair], Katie Tornari [Vice Chair], Tim Berry [Treasurer], Annwen Stirling [Secretary], Kim White, Charlene Scott, Jonathan White and Mark Chudleigh.

“The Committee brings a range of professional expertise and experience to the table. We are looking forward to writing the next chapter in the CIArb Bermuda Branch’s 24-year history as Bermuda’s standard-bearer for alternative dispute resolution.

“The Committee has developed new rules for arbitrations involving family disputes and a new fee structure for the appointment of arbitrators based on claim value. These initiatives form part of the Committee’s wider strategy to make arbitration more accessible and more affordable and to make litigating generally more cost effective” said, the Chair, Ben Adamson.

“Candidates can apply for Associate membership with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators at any time. For full details of becoming a member or to learn more about the CIArb, Bermuda Branch, please visit our local branch site at or headquarters at”

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