THE International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has appointed a Tanzanian, Madeline Kimei as one of the two members for three years effective from the 1st of July, this year.
The appointment of Ms Kimei, the founder and CEO of Resolution Experts, was proposed by Alexis Mourre, President of the court, according to a statement.
Ms Kimei said her role as a member of the court will involve attending the court sessions –plenary and committee sessions, preparing reports and participating in the decisionmaking process.
“The ICC Court of international arbitration is one of the strongest and most trusted international arbitration bodies,” she said it was an honour to represent Tanzania at the court.
“I look forward to working with such a distinguished group of experts and make an effective contribution to the quality and efficiency of services provided by the court.”
The ICC International Court of arbitration is the leading international arbitral institution for the resolution of commercial disputes and has been resolving international commercial and investment disputes since 1923, being the decision-making body in the ICC arbitration system.
The court has a membership that currently totals 176 individuals from 104 countries.
While serving in this new role, Ms Kimei will continue her practice at Resolution Experts, representing clients in several high-profile domestic and international arbitrations.
She also acts as arbitrator. Resolution Experts is a boutique firm providing arbitration, commercial/mergers and acquisitions, banking, finance and capital markets, energy and natural resources.
Madeline Kimei is largely recognised as one of the most experienced lawyers in dispute resolution, acting as counsel and arbitrator in numerous proceedings.
She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and certified civil and commercial mediator.