Understanding arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996

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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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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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The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 (the IBA Rules) are routinely adopted in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 12th Jan
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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
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
Practice notes
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...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 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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Parties to an arbitration may wish to make an application to the arbitral tribunal for an award to be made on a specific issue that forms part of the...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 12th Jan
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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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This Practice Note discusses:•the effect of an insolvency process on pending court proceedings in which the debtor, bankrupt or insolvent company is a...
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8th Apr
Q&As
Contracts often contain dispute resolution clauses which provide an alternative to a straightforward agreement to resolve any disputes that arise by...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers key actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for arbitration law...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note outlines the process of arbitration in family cases, which has been available for financial disputes since March 2012, and for...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Kingston of Mills & Reeve 1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers confidentiality and arbitration under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as a convenient...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers the use of mediation-arbitration (med-arb) to resolve commercial disputes.Med-arb is suitable for resolving a wide range...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Harris and Stuart Thwaites of Wright Hassall 1st Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the powers the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used for convenience) have in...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 1st Apr
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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 1st Apr
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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 1st Apr
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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 39 Essex Chambers 1st Apr
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For parties and lawyers conducting arbitration proceedings seated in England and Wales or Northern Ireland (England is used here as a convenient...
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Produced in partnership with Stephenson Harwood 1st Apr
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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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1st Apr
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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 1st Apr
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This Practice Note compares and contrasts, at a high level and in table form, the key differences between arbitration and other forms of alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 1st Apr
Practice notes
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 1st Apr
Q&As
Court powersThe English court has various powers which it may exercise in support of arbitration—see Practice Note: AA 1996—court powers in support of...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has significant implications for practitioners considering applicable law and jurisdiction issues. For...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 23rd Mar
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Giaretta of Fox Williams LLP 10th Mar
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 5th Mar
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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 5th Mar

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