ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation bringing together women practitioners active in international dispute resolution. The group has its origins in 1993 and expanded mainly since 2000. Today our network is close to a thousand strong, from 40 countries and from all parts of the globe. 

We continue to advance the interests of
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in dispute resolution.

We are proud of our work in promoting women in dispute resolution through events, social gatherings, mentoring, and sponsoring to assist women law students to participate in moot courts.

Browse and use our website to "Find a Practitioner" and locate arbitrators, mediators, experts, adjudicators, surveyors, facilitators, ombudswomen, forensic consultants, neutrals, lawyers and practitioners in your jurisdiction and/or field of business.

Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners (YAWP) the first young group for female practitioners only. YAWP provides a networking platform for women below the age of 40 who are seeking to address challenges arising in the early stages of their practice.

ArbitralWomen partners programme is meant to mutually cross-reference to partners, namely dispute resolution institutions, hearing centres, dispute resolution media, dispute resolution education programmes.

ArbitralWomen gender equality promotions comprise promoting pledges and charters launched by other organisations and groups, meant to promote women practitioners namely in dispute resolution but also more broadly in the legal and business fields.

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ArbitralWomen Full-Day Conference and Launch of AW Diversity Toolkit

ArbitralWomen will launch its AW Diversity Toolkit™ in New York City on 8 November 2018 at a full-day conference hosted by the American Arbitration Association in midtown Manhattan. Men and women are welcome to participate in the conference. The conference will be followed by a Gala Dinner to celebrate ArbitralWomen’s Jubilee and twenty-five years of promoting women and diversity in international dispute resolution. read more.

Issue 25 - 05/04/2018

Interview with Cherie Blair CBE QC – CPR 2018 Diversity Award winners – Book on Women in Dispute – Reports on events around the world, including International Women’s Day – Members on the move read more.

City Bar Releases Guide to Arbitrator Appointment Procedures

“Arbitrator Appointment Procedures of Arbitral Institutions in Commercial Arbitrations” – provides guidance on arbitrator appointment options that may not be readily apparent from the institutions’ arbitration rules and websites. read more.

Our website is about and by ArbitralWomen but is open to everyone both to search for appropriate and qualified dispute resolution practitioners, and to benefit from the ideas and information offered.