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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
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with CMS.This Practice Note considers...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Precedents
Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
It is considered a general principle that arbitration may be used to resolve almost any type of claim or dispute concerning legal rights. This has...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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9th Nov

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A party may wish to obtain an anti-arbitration injunction where an arbitration has been commenced by a counterparty in breach of an agreed dispute...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 10th May
Practice notes
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
Precedents
Claimant[[insert number of witness statement eg First]] witness statement of [Insert witness name]Exhibits: [Insert exhibit reference]Date on which...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 28th Apr
Precedents
This Precedent claim form, with accompanying Drafting Notes, is for making an anti-suit injunction application to r...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 28th Apr
Precedents
Claim No: [Insert details]In the high court of justicebusiness and property courts of england and walesCommercial court (QBD)ORClaim No: [Insert...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 28th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers anti-suit injunctions (or ASI(s)) issued by the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used as shorthand)...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 28th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains anti-suit injunctions. It looks at the timing of an application for anti-suit injunction and the requirements not to delay...
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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 27th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers applications to the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand) to stay litigation...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin, Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC and Tetyana Nesterchuk of Fountain Court Chambers 22nd Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note addresses state immunity from civil proceedings in the courts of the UK, in particular proceedings relating to arbitration. The...
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Produced in partnership with Sudhanshu Swaroop QC of 20 Essex Street 16th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the use of anti-enforcement injunctions or anti-enforcement orders. This is a form of injunctive relief available under...
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12th Apr
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Practical implications of West TankersIn summary, the effect of the West Tankers...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the jurisdictional issues that may arise in international arbitration proceedings and could...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 1st Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the bases on which an arbitral tribunal’s substantive jurisdiction can be challenged before an award is made, pursuant to...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 1st Apr
Practice notes
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, ‘business as usual’ service in the courts of England and Wales may not be...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Grounds for challenging jurisdiction by non–participation—AA 1996, s 72Pursuant to section 72 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), a party who takes...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 1st Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the ability of parties to arbitral proceedings to challenge awards on grounds of lack of substantive jurisdiction before...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the laws an arbitral tribunal should apply when making its substantive award, and what rules it should follow to...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Robertson of Fountain Court 10th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the procedural law of arbitration proceedings and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Robertson of Fountain Court 22nd Feb
Q&As
The English courts have imposed costs sanctions on litigating parties who have unreasonably failed to mediate and one of the leading cases in this...
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15th Feb

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