The Board of Directors shall have the discretion to admit an applicant to the panel of arbitrators upon the 
recommendation of the Procedure Committee.

Every applicant must demonstrate that he or she fulfils the following criteria:

(i)

At least 10 years of engagement in a responsible position or positions (commercial, technical or
legal) in one or more areas of the maritime industry;

(ii)

Knowledge of law relating to maritime commerce, navigation and maritime matters generally, and
arbitration practice and procedure;

(iii)

Ability to draft reasoned awards in maritime disputes. This is assessed by meeting one of the following: 

a. submitting at least two reasoned awards of a maritime nature drafted by the applicant; or
b. proof of fellowship of a recognised arbitration institution; or
c. successfully completing an award writing course conducted by a recognised institution.

(iv)

Membership with the SCMA.

These criteria may be waived by the Board of Directors in appropriate cases.

To apply to join the SCMA panel of arbitrators, please submit electronically or in hard copy an Application
Form. Attachments to the Application Form of other documents, such as profiles, are accepted.

SCMA Panel of Arbitrators
Application Form

SCMA
CV template for submission


SCMA PANEL OF ARBITRATORS APPLICATION FORM

PERSONAL PARTICULARS

Title *
Family Name *
Gender *
Given name *
Date of Birth *
Nationality *
Mailing Address *
Telephone *
Mobile *
Fax
Email *
EDUCATIONAL / PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP *
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT / OCCUPATION *
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE*
LEGAL KNOWLEDGE RELATING TO SHIPPING, ARBITRATION PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE *
ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE (and if made, please submit copies of two reasoned awards) *
LANGUAGES – SPOKEN & WRITTEN *
Please attach passport size photograph in JPEG format with any other additional information on separate file.
Attach File
* denotes compulsory field
DECLARATION
I apply to join the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA). If I have not already done so, I will apply for individual membership of the SCMA. I agree, if admitted to Panel, to abide by the Constitution, Bye-Laws and Rules of the SCMA and its Code of Ethics for Arbitrators.
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