Chelsea Pollard, International Case Counsel at the AIAC and member of the California State Bar (December 2018), graduated Cum Laude and Order of the Coif from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. At the AIAC, she manages arbitration, including fast-track arbitration, mediation, and adjudication cases, and liaises with counsels and arbitrators to ensure procedural efficiency and provide assistance. This experience has allowed her the opportunity to assist with decisions on challenges to arbitrators, technical reviews of awards, consolidations, and other various requests.
She also has experience as a tribunal secretary. She is a member of the AIAC Standard Form of Building Contracts Team as well as on the organizing committee for Asia ADR Week and the AIAC Pre-Moot and spearheaded the launch of both the AIAC Technology Expert Committee and ADR Online: An AIAC Webinar Series. She was appointed as the AIAC representative for the AIAC Young Practitioner’s Group’s Commercial Arbitration Committee and elected as Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s New Professionals Interest Group. She also sits as the Chair of the Asia Campaign for Arbitrator Intelligence and Social Media Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Women in Dispute Resolution Committee. Chelsea is a member of ArbitralWomen, Young ICCA, and SVAMC YP.
Diana graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree in 2011 from MMU Malacca under a full scholarship by the Government of Malaysia. After gaining experience in the litigation field, specifically in civil and banking litigation, Diana went on to complete her Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Malaya (UM) where she graduated with Distinction. As a Senior Case Counsel at the AIAC, Diana handles and supervises the administration of ADR cases encompassing arbitration, adjudication, mediation and domain disputes. Other portfolios under her belt includes the AIAC’s sports arbitration practice and mediation initiatives, where under the AIAC Young Practitioners Group (YPG), Diana sits as the co-chair of the mediation committee. Between September 2019 and December 2020, she was appointed as the Secretary-General of the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC).
In December 2020, Diana was also appointed as the Honorary Secretary for the Sports Law Association of Malaysia (SLAM). Diana is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and an accredited mediator, certified by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK. Diana is also currently pursuing her Doctorate degree in Law at the University of Malaya (UM).
As a Case Counsel at the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Prissilla manages a diverse caseload of international and domestic arbitration, adjudication, and mediation proceedings. Aside from the daily case management works, Prissilla is also involved in various ADR related projects at the AIAC. Upon reading law and graduating with an LL.B Honours degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, she went on to complete her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) and was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya (Malaysia).
Prior to joining the AIAC, Prissilla practiced as a lawyer where she had predominately advised and acted as co-counsel in matters pertaining to Construction & Engineering, International & Domestic arbitration, as well as General Litigation.