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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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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
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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...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 contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to arbitration in Hong Kong published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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12th Mar
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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 Terence Wong of Winston & Strawn LLP 9th Mar
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The Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) is drafted with the aim of ensuring minimum court intervention in the arbitral process. The court’s powers...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb
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This Practice Note considers the law on the confidentiality of international arbitrations seated in Hong Kong. An important reason for many parties...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb
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Choosing between arbitration and litigationSophisticated commercial parties commonly include in their commercial agreements a clause to arbitrate tier...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb
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Scope of the Arbitration OrdinanceThe Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) applies to an arbitration under an arbitration agreement which provides...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb
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UNDER REVIEW: This Practice Note is under review in light of Dickson Valora Group v Fan Ji Qian [2019] HKCU 638.General principle—minimal...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb
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The Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) is based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (the Model Law) with...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Lees and Tiffany Lee of Simmons & Simmons (Hong Kong & Singapore) 22nd Feb

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