The tribunal

The tribunal guidance:

This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—challenges to arbitral appointments. What are the general...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—applicable principles. What are the main types of conflict of...

Practice Note

Appointing the tribunal is arguably the most important consideration in any arbitration. Not only does the tribunal rule on the substantive merits of the dispute, it...

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It remains uncommon for parties to challenge arbitrators (and especially the presiding arbitrator), though this practice has gradually increased over time. The parties...

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Under Hong Kong law, the parties are jointly and severally liable to pay the fees and expenses of the tribunal, and if full payment is not made, the tribunal may refuse...

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Although the organisation of the tribunal should not directly affect the merits of the dispute, it invariably affects how the arbitration is conducted, and consequently...

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While Practice Note: Hong Kong—appointing the arbitral tribunal deals with the appointment procedure, this Practice Note focuses on the actual criteria for selecting an...

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Upon its constitution the tribunal will be vested with various powers, subject of course to the parties’ agreement and within limits allowed by the applicable law. At the...

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[Insert the arbitrator’s name, address and any reference he/she has requested be used] [By email and by post] [Insert date] Dear [insert name of arbitrator] [Insert name...

Precedents

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

Precedents

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

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

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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...

Precedents

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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