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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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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...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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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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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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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
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This Practice Note considers the key concept of the seat of an arbitration, with a particular focus on the law of England and Wales and Northern...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 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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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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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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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
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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...
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9th Nov
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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
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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
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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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AA 1996—starting arbitration claims in courtCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, ‘business as usual’ service in the...
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16th May
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Drafting statements of case and memorials in international arbitrationThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the use of statements of case...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 16th May
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The role of in-house counsel in international arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 16th May
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AA 1996—service of arbitration claims within, and out of, the jurisdictionThis Practice Note considers how to serve an arbitration claim form issued...
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Produced in partnership with Vivek Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers 16th May
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Limitation periods in arbitration (England & Wales)When advising whether to commence arbitration proceedings, it is important to ensure that...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 16th May
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AA 1996—extension of time for commencing arbitration (s 12)The Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) provides a mechanism for parties who wish to commence...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 16th May
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Expedited (aka fast-track) arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the use of expedited (or fast-track) arbitration procedures in international...
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16th May
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Commencement date of an arbitration under the AA 1996 and arbitration rulesThis Practice Note considers the start or commencement date of arbitration...
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16th May
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AA 1996—responding to a Notice of ArbitrationIn order to commence an arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), unless the parties have...
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16th May
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AA 1996—starting an arbitrationThis Practice Note provides guidance on commencing arbitral proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996).Prior...
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16th May
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Types of dispute resolution clauses—litigation, mediation, multi-tier, hybrid and carve-out clausesMany contracts contain dispute resolution clauses....
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15th May
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Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984The general principleThe fundamental rule underpinning the Foreign Limitation Periods Act (FLPA 1984) is that the...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 15th May
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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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14th Feb
Precedents
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 12th Feb
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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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