Domestic Panel Criteria

An arbitrator who wishes to apply for inclusion on the Domestic Panel must:

  1. have issued at least two arbitration awards;
  2. demonstrate at least five years’ experience in arbitration or litigation as arbitrator, judge, advocate, instructing solicitor, expert witness, or in any other similar capacity;
  3. be a Fellow of the CIArb or demonstrate a similar level of knowledge of arbitration law and practice;
  4. provide a copy of his or her latest curriculum vitae;
  5. provide copies of two sanitised arbitration-related documents, one of which must be an award;
  6. provide two written references;
  7. confirm that they have not been found guilty of misconduct by any court or disciplinary tribunal; and
  8. be resident in Scotland.

In exceptional circumstances, persons with substantial relevant experience who do not otherwise meet all of the requirements listed above may be considered.

    1. I have never been found guilty by a court or disciplinary tribunal of

    2. I have read and agreed to the Personal Data Privacy Notice.

    3. I authorize SAC, its staff, employees and members of SAC Domestic Panel
    Appointments Committee to assess and utilize all data submitted by me as
    may be required in connection with my application for the panel listing.

    4. I understand that my data will become a part of SAC’s files and may be
    used for all purposes deemed necessary or useful by SAC.

    5. I declare that the information given in support of this application is accurate
    and complete. I understand that any misrepresentation will disqualify my
    application and may lead to revocation of my membership of the SAC
    Domestic Panel of Arbitrators, should I be listed.

    6. I confirm that I am familiar with and will adhere to the SAC Code of Ethical
    Conduct for Arbitrators.

    7. Any information on this form may be made available by SAC to third parties
    for the purposes of panel listing and selection.

    Please check the box below to confirm your agreement to the disclosure of the information contained in the application and your confirmation of its accuracy.