The chair1 of the practice committee2 may, of his own motion, or upon the application of a party, postpone any hearing of which notice has been given before the hearing begins3. A practice committee considering an allegation4 may, of its own motion or upon the application of a party, adjourn the proceedings at any stage, provided that no injustice is caused to the parties5 and the decision is made after hearing representations from the parties, where present, and taking advice from the legal assessor6. In considering whether or not to grant a request for postponement or adjournment, the chair
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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be determined. This doctrine is of relevance when determining whether the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to hear a dispute and is applied
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