Starting an arbitration

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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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In order to commence an arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), unless the parties have agreed otherwise, the procedure is that the claimant serves a notice...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Prior to starting the arbitration Before commencing arbitration proceedings, parties should consider whether there is any contractual requirement to enter into mediation...

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This Practice Note considers the general procedure for commencing arbitration claims before the English and Welsh courts under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) (English...

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This Practice Note considers the start or commencement date of arbitration proceedings with particular reference to the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) as it applies in...

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Statements of case and memorials—definitions and differences In English litigation, the ‘statements of case’ are the formal written documents which set out the parties’...

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Why choose expedited (aka fast-track) arbitration proceedings? Parties looking to avoid a lengthy dispute resolution procedure and excessive expenditure may agree to a...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering: • which applicable law to apply—for more...

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When advising whether to commence arbitration proceedings, it is important to ensure that limitation issues have been considered and that the claim or cause of action is...

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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Mishcon de Reya PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL [COMPANY NAME] ARBITRATION WITH [NAME] [CASE REFERENCE]...

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