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Deputy Dean (Graduate Studies & Research), Senior Lecturer
LL.B. Hons. (UWI) LL.M. & Ph.D. (Lond), FCIArb, FAiADR
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Dr Christopher Malcolm ’93 is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Mona Law Institutes Unit, as well as an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in Belize, the BVI, Dominica, Jamaica and St. Lucia. He is a Fellow of and a certified trainer for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a former Attorney General of British Virgin Islands and oversaw the enactment of that territory’s 2013 Arbitration Act while serving as Attorney General. Dr. Malcolm has served in many and varied capacities on specialised bodies and processes related to dispute resolution. In this field, he is a central figure in the Caribbean in developing collaborative training initiatives for practitioners, technical support for legislative reform and building institutions that enhance the provision of dispute resolution services.

Research Interests: 
Regional Integration and Economic Development
Banking and Financial Law
Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Construction and Real Estate Law
Corporate and Commercial Law
Courses : 
Contract Law II
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dr. Malcolm is an expert in dispute resolution methodologies. He was a Member of the Technical Advisory Group concerned with Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution on the Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT). This group oversaw the production of a regional model arbitration bill. He was a member of the Steering Committee that worked to establish the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Caribbean Branch) and he served as its second Chair from 2014-2107. In that role, he prepared the document now relied upon as a point of departure when considering implementation of the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law for International Commercial Arbitration. He is also Secretary General of the Jamaica International Arbitration Centre Limited and a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as the Dispute Resolution Centre of Trinidad and Tobago.

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