Arbitration

Whether you need detailed guidance on starting and running an arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996, assistance on issues such as jurisdictional challenges, appealing arbitral awards and enforcement, or require key information on the practice and procedure of the major international arbitration rules, LexisPSL Arbitration is the place to start.

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides examples of two arbitration clauses or agreements (one for ad hoc arbitration and one for arbitration administered by the...
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9th Nov
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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Maritime arbitration is a recognised branch of dispute resolution in international trade and commerce.Maritime affairs to which consensually agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 12th Jan
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The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 (the IBA Rules) are routinely adopted in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the key concept of the seat of an arbitration, with a particular focus on the law of England and Wales and Northern...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2017 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2017 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 12th Jan
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What is an umbrella clause?An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an observance of undertakings clause) is a provision in a...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 12th Jan
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What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides a quick guide to the arbitration process while recognising that there is no set framework or order for arbitration...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of...
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What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in...
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7th May
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An introduction to witness conferencing in arbitrationWitness conferencing (also known as ‘hot-tubbing’ or ‘concurrent evidence’) is a process of...
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Produced in partnership with WilmerHale 7th May
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This Practice Note discusses the concept of the law of the arbitration agreement and how this law is determined under the law of England and Wales...
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7th May
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This Practice Note contains links to the current versions of the arbitration rules of a selection of major arbitral institutions as well as those of...
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7th May
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While parties may decide to refer a dispute to arbitration after it has arisen (sometimes referred to as a submission agreement), it is more common...
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7th May
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on document production in international arbitration proceedings. It addresses the two main forms of...
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Produced in partnership with Courtney Lotfi of Dentons 7th May
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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7th May
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has significant implications for practitioners considering applicable law and jurisdiction issues. For...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 7th May
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This Practice Note considers the availability of security for claims (or security for claim or security for a claim) in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with Gitta Satryani of Herbert Smith Freehills and Elaine Wong of Herbert Smith Freehills 7th May
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This Practice Note links to a broad range of model arbitration clauses from leading, and less well-known, arbitral institutions, organisations and...
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7th May
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 7th May
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 7th May
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The LMAAThe London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) was founded on 12 February 1960 at a 'meeting of the Arbitrators on the Baltic Exchange...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 7th May
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IntroductionThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for witness statements for use at trials in the Business and Property Courts that are signed...
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6th May
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The table below summarises some of the key information regarding the practical impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on arbitration...
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6th May
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 6th May
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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017,...
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6th May
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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5th May
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 5th May
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2021 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2021 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 5th May

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