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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
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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
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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
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 12th Jan
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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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
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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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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of separability under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as shorthand throughout)....
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9th Nov
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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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9th Nov
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan

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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...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the use of expedited (or fast-track) arbitration procedures in international arbitration.For guidance on the related...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in international arbitration proceedings and related matters.The...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 18th Jan
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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)...
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18th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 18th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on commencing arbitral proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996).Prior to starting the...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the use of statements of case and memorials exchanged by parties in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins LLP 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers how to serve an arbitration claim form issued in the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used as for...
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Produced in partnership with Vivek Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers 18th Jan
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Many contracts contain dispute resolution clauses which provide an alternative to a straightforward agreement to resolve any disputes that arise by...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering applicable law, jurisdiction and settlement. for guidance, see...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 18th Jan
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PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL[COMPANY NAME]ARBITRATION WITH [NAME][CASE REFERENCE]____________________________________PROJECT MANAGEMENT...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Mishcon de Reya 8th Jan
Q&As
The court's power to extend time limits is set out in various parts of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996):•AA 1996, s 79 (extension of time to time...
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25th Nov
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Dear [insert organisation name].Notice of Arbitration: [name of contract/vessel/project and date]We act on behalf of [name of client]This is a Notice...
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25th Nov

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