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.

Our team of experienced arbitration lawyers give you the answers you need, in a way that’s easy to digest. You get clear, concise practice notes, with direct links to the relevant judgments, Legislation and major institutional rules. Checklists and flowcharts to guide you through complex legal or procedural issues. Precedents, with practical explanations and drafting tips, to help you prepare the documents you need in less time.

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Arbitration guidance:

There is no authoritative definition of 'international arbitration'. At its simplest, it is arbitration with some element of an international character....

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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 proceedings....

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What is security for claim(s)? Security for claim is an interim measure that allows an applicant (ie the claimant or the respondent in respect of its...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a...

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For parties and lawyers conducting arbitration proceedings seated in England and Wales or Northern Ireland (England is used here as a convenient shorthand)...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards pursuant to the Convention on the Recognition and...

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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 England...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key issues for practitioners regarding the recognition and enforcement of international...

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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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Understanding costs The recovery of costs is an important part of most arbitrations. When considering applying to the tribunal for an award on costs, or...

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This Practice Note considers the issue of whether arbitral tribunals are empowered to strike out, summarily dismiss or expeditiously determine claims (or...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and considers the procedure of an ICSID...

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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 in...

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This Practice Note considers the bases on which a tribunal’s substantive jurisdiction can be challenged before an award is made pursuant to the Arbitration...

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This Practice Note considers fees, advances and costs under the 2017 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rules of Arbitration (2017 ICC Rules)....

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This Practice Note aims to give an indication of the large variety of jurisdictional issues that may arise in arbitration, but cannot be an exhaustive list....

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