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:AA 1996, s 15 • the parties are...

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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 Act 1996 (AA...

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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...

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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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The tribunal's substantive jurisdiction Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, it is for the tribunal to rule on its own 'substantive jurisdiction' (section 30(1) of the...

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For a general introduction to the three main heads of challenging or appealing an arbitral award under sections 67–69 of the Arbitration Act (AA 1996), see Practice Note:...

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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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