Understanding arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996

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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 shorthand) and/or seeking...

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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 relation to arbitral...

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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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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties flexibility as to the...

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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 shorthand). For many...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s Arbitration annual round-up for England & Wales reviews some of the most significant...

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Arbitration is a procedure in which a dispute is submitted, by agreement of the parties, to one or more arbitrators who make a binding decision on the dispute. In...

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This Practice Note considers the anticipated actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK leaving the EU (Brexit) for arbitration law and practice in...

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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 dispute resolution...

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Arbitration is an increasingly popular mechanism for resolving international commercial disputes. This Practice Note considers the key features that distinguish...

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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 children...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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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 in accordance with...

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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 the key features of...

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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration proceedings. This Practice Note...

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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 cause of action is...

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Features of med-arb • is a hybrid, two-stage ADR process • the parties agree to give the mediator power to convert automatically to being an arbitrator and make a legally...

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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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Note: This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Arbitrability in international arbitration. Arbitration is a contractual dispute resolution...

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