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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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The English court does not generally intervene in arbitrations (AA 1996, s 1(c)). However, there are particular sections of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) which...

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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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In the event that an arbitrator recuses himself or is removed by the court, giving rise to what is known as a 'casual vacancy', a replacement arbitrator may need to be...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Ensuring the arbitral tribunal's independence and impartiality, which explains the importance of...

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Issues of independence and impartiality The principle that a court of law should be independent and impartial is firmly embedded in all legal systems and major...

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This Practice Note considers the purpose and value in obtaining information on potential arbitrators. It sets out possible questions to consider asking potential...

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Difficulties with multiple parties Generally the claimant and respondent each appoint an arbitrator and a chairman is then appointed who is party neutral. However,...

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This Practice Note addresses the role often performed by tribunal secretaries (or arbitral secretaries or administrative secretaries) in international...

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This Practice Note considers the merits and demerits of the use of tribunal secretaries in international arbitration. It sets out the arguments for and against the...

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For guidance on removing an arbitrator under section 24 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), see Practice Note: AA 1996—applying to remove an arbitrator (s 24)....

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