Arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996

Arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996 guidance:

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

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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. For an...

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This Practice Note considers appeals against arbitral awards on points (or questions) of law before the courts of England and Wales pursuant to section 69 of the...

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This Practice Note considers how to apply for leave to appeal (or permission to appeal) an arbitration award on a point (or question) of law to the courts of England and...

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Appealing arbitral awards on points of law Section 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) provides that parties to an arbitration seated in London may appeal any award...

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In arbitration proceedings, questions of law are usually decided by the arbitral tribunal, subject to any right of appeal to the court pursuant to section 69 of the...

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This Practice Note considers applications to remove arbitrators pursuant to section 24 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996, s 24). Applying to court to remove an...

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This Practice Note considers the appointment of the tribunal under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996). Under the AA 1996: • the parties are free to decide the number and...

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A party wishing to challenge an arbitral tribunal’s substantive jurisdiction over a dispute prior to an award being issued can do so to the tribunal under section 31 of...

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Grounds of challenge or appeal against arbitration awards An arbitral award can be challenged or appealed under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) only on limited...

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Grounds for challenging jurisdiction by non–participation—AA 1996, s 72 Pursuant to section 72 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), a party who takes no part in the...

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This Practice Note considers the ability of parties to arbitral proceedings to challenge awards on grounds of lack of substantive jurisdiction before the courts of...

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AA 1996, s 68—what does the section provide? A party to arbitration proceedings may (on notice to the other parties and to the tribunal) apply to the court challenging an...

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A party to arbitration proceedings may (on notice to the other parties and to the tribunal) apply to the court challenging an award in proceedings on the ground of...

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This Practice Note deals with serious irregularity challenges where an arbitral award is obtained by fraud or the award or the way in which it was procured is contrary to...

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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 resisting an...

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Under s 49(3) Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), a tribunal has the power, absent any express agreement of the parties, to make an order for interest on any sums awarded....

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the powers the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used for convenience) have in relation to arbitral...

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The Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) provides a mechanism for parties who wish to commence arbitration but cannot do so within a contractually agreed time period (for...

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Why would an additional award be needed? If the tribunal had failed to deal with one or more claims in the arbitration (eg a claim for interest or costs) then the parties...

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Unless the parties agree otherwise or there is an agreed award, the arbitral award will contain reasons for the award. The obligation to provide reasons is no less...

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Correction of an arbitral award under AA 1996 Once an award has been issued, the parties and their lawyers should check it thoroughly to see if there are any mistakes or...

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An application to the tribunal for interim relief will typically be composed of three elements: • a written application, setting out the basis of the application at law,...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: AA 1996—interim and/or emergency relief—powers of the English court. The procedure for seeking relief...

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This Practice Note considers the powers of the courts of England and Wales (England is used as a convenient shorthand) to order interim and/or emergency relief in support...

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