Application Form – Dispute Resolver

This form should be completed by those wishing to join the Academy of Experts as a Dispute Resolver member (eg Mediator or Expert Determiner).

For those wishing to gain accreditation as an Expert Witness please see here.

Please ensure that you read the Notes on Completion at the bottom of the form prior to completing your application.

It is possible to partially complete your form and continue later by clicking on ‘Save and Continue Later‘. Doing so will provide you with a link that is valid for thirty days allowing you to return and compete the form at a later date.

  1. Professional Details
    Please provide details and dates of advancement of professional qualification or completion of professional training.
  2. Membership Fees
    1. Applications will not be processed until the first year’s subscription is paid.
    2. Membership renewal is on 1st March commencing the first year following acceptance as a member.
    3. VAT receipts where appropriate will be issued. Fifty percent of the membership subscription is Zero Rated for VAT.
    4. Following the initial application it is expected that payment for subsequent year’s subscriptions will be by direct debit. A small surcharge is made for annual renewal fees which are not paid by direct debit.
  3. Undertaking & Declaration
    Any reference to ‘the rules’ means: the Constitution of The Academy.
  4. Data Protection
    As part of its service to members and the legal profession The Academy runs a number of referral services. In the course of making a referral The Academy may make a member’s details available. If you do not wish to take part in any of The Academy’s referral services please tick the box at the end of the Application Form.
    The Academy does not sell or disclose its mailing list.
  5. Insurance
    All successful applicants who wish to be included in any TAE register will be required to contribute to the Academy’s Group Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy subject to certain exclusions. An invoice for your contribution will be issued to you on successful admission to The Academy.
    Further details about the policy are available from the Academy’s Brokers: CBC (UK) Ltd, Mansell Court, 69 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AN Tel: 020 7265 5600
    Unless otherwise agreed exclusions include, but are not limited to, Applicants:

    1. living or practising in North America
    2. who know that they are or might be the subject of a current or future claim


Your information will be held by The Academy which is the data controller and will be processed by our partner organisation ARA Conference Services (ARACS) on our behalf. We will use your personal information to administer your membership and provide services and information to you in that connection. As part of the application process, we will pass your information to our assessors who will consider your application on our behalf. For more information on how we use your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice (available from our website or the office).

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