Who we are

IFLA is a not for profit organisation, created by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the Family Law Bar Association, and the family lawyers’ group Resolution, in association with the Centre for Child and Family¬†Law Reform.

How Arbitration Works

Find out how arbitration works, who it’s suitable for plus helpful FAQs.

Finding an Arbitrator

Search for an arbitrator by location or area of expertise.



Resources for Arbitrators

Information and resources for practitioners.

Useful Guides

Guide-Practice_500xOur Guide for Practitioners is for family arbitrators, judges and professional referrers. The document explains the arbitration process, which clients it is suitable for and the legal framework.

Guide-Public_500xOur Guide for the Public provides a step by step guide to how the arbitration process works, explains who it is suitable for, the likely costs and where you can go for further information.

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