CIArb’s 2016 Asia Region Branch Chairs Meeting

Jerrold Kippen had the pleasure of attending (on behalf of the Thailand Branch) the Asia Regional Branch Chairs Meeting of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in Kuala Lumpur on 13 & 14 April. Also in attendance were the Branch Chairs from Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia, as well as, the current President, Director General, Asia Region Coordinator, and the two Asia Region members of the Board of Trustees of CIArb.

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Olaf Duensing and Jerrold Kippen honoured to instruct CIArb-Thailand’s Arbitration course


Olaf and Jerrold had a great time instructing the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators-Thailand’s “Introduction to International Arbitration” course and certification at the new Thailand Arbitration Center on 25-26 February 2016. With 25 candidates enrolled in the course within only one month of its announcement the the course was tremendous success.



Jerrold Kippen speaks on Arbitration and CIArb at THAC


Jerrold Kippen (CIArb-Thailand Vice President 2016-2018) recently spoke to a packed house at the new Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) with Jeffrey Elkinson (President of CIArb global 2012) on alternative dispute resolution, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and CIArb-Thailand’s upcoming course and international certification in arbitration on 25-26 February 2016. Details HERE

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Three from Duensing Kippen elected to serve on CIArb – Thailand’s Executive Committee 2016 – 2018

At its 2015 AGM the Thailand Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators elected its new executive committee and officers. Three of the eleven elected committee members and officers are from Duensing Kippen. Jerrold Kippen – Vice President, Weeraya Kippen – Treasurer, and Olaf Duensing – Membership, will serve on the committee 2016 – 2018. The complete executive committee is as follows:

  • Jayavadh Bunnag – President

International Legal Counselors of Thailand – Managing Partner

  • Jerrold Kippen – Vice President

Duensing Kippen – Partner

  • Paul Frangos – Secretary

Tilleke & Gibbins – Consultant

  • Weeraya Kippen – Treasurer

Duensing Kippen – Associate Partner

  • Gregory Zysk – Public Relations

Cultivation Collaborative Ltd. – Managing Director

  • Olaf Duensing – Membership

Duensing Kippen – Partner

  • Thavisak Na Takuathung

Kanung & Partners – Chief Advisor

  • Rungsaeng Kittayapong, Ph.d

Kramthorn, Surachet & Somsak – Partner

  • Albert T. Chandler

Chandler & Thong-Ek – Senior Partner & Of Counsel

  • Nattaphol Chinawong

Natipatana Law Office – Advocate

  • Vanina  Suchartikul

Herbert Smith Freehills – Senior Associate

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