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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: • the parties are free to decide the number and...

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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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Arbitrators’ powers regarding the conduct of the arbitral process are, for the most part, a matter for the agreement of the parties, which may be ad hoc or found in the...

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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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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALESCOMMERCIAL COURT (QBD) Claim No ClaimantJFK Ltd(ref: 1234) DefendantLHR Ltd Tick and...

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For the sample case study claim form, see the link on the right. The key issues when drafting section 17 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) application using an...

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In the high court OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES Commercial court (QBD) Claim no [Claim number] Between: 1 JFK Ltd Claimant/Respondent - and...

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Section 17 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) provides that where each of two parties to an arbitration agreement is to appoint an arbitrator and one party either...

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Claimant: J Smith First Exhibit: JS1 [Date] In the high court OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES Commercial court (QBD) CLAIM NO [Claim number]...

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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson of DLA Piper Section 14 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) states that parties are free to agree when an arbitration...

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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson of DLA Piper For the sample case study arbitration claim form, see the link to the right. The arbitration claim form should set...

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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson of DLA Piper In the matter of the arbitration act 1996 And In the matter of an arbitration Between: 1 LHR LTD Claimant - and -...

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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson of DLA Piper In the matter of the arbitration act 1996 And In the matter of an arbitration Between: 1 LHR LTD Claimant - and -...

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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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Appointing the right arbitral tribunal is key to the success of the arbitration in both administrative and legal terms. Parties involved in the appointment/nomination 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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Covering letter [Headed paper] To: [Insert name and address of arbitrator] Dear [Insert name], [Insert case name and reference] We act for [the Claimant OR the...

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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance [Insert the arbitrator’s name, address and any reference he/she has requested be used] [By email and by post] [Insert date]...

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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance ICC International Court of Arbitration 33-43 avenue du Président Wilson 75116 Paris France FAO: [[Insert name of contact at...

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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance The London Court of International Arbitration 70 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1EU United Kingdom FAO: [Name of caseworker contact...

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[Date] [Respondent's Counsel] [Address] Dear [insert organisation name] [Arbitral Institution] Arbitration [No.]: [Claimant] v. [Respondent]—appointment of a sole...

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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance [Date] [Respondent's Counsel] [Address] Dear [insert organisation name] [Arbitral Institution] Arbitration [Arbitration No.]:...

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Produced in partnership with Clifford Chance [Date] [Respondent's Counsel] [Address] Dear [insert organisation name] [Arbitral Institution] Arbitration [Arbitration No.]:...

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[Name and address] [Email address] [Date] Dear [Name] Arbitration between [Claimant] and [Respondent] [Law firm reference] We represent [name of party]. On [date], [name...

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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 arbitration. The...

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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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