This Practice Note sets out how to appoint a tribunal in an ad hoc arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996 or in other circumstances where the Act may apply. It also sets out how and when the assistance of the court may be sought in connection with appointing an arbitrator or arbitrator(s), including in cases in which one party has failed to make an appointment.
This Practice Note considers how to apply to an arbitral tribunal for interim and/or emergency relief (or measures) generally and with reference to the the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) and institutional arbitration rules.
This Practice Note sets out how to make an application to the English court under Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), section 44, for interim or emergency relief, including for conservatory measures, such as orders for preservation of evidence and property, in support of arbitral proceedings. It gives practical guidance about the court procedure, the documents needed, the witness statement in support of the application, service of the claim form, how urgent applications are dealt with, how to reply to such an application and what case management directions the court is likely to make.
This Practice Note sets out the powers given to the tribunal under the Arbitration Act 1996 to order interim or emergency relief to support an arbitration. The tribunal’s powers are best seen alongside the court’s powers in order for practitioners to choose how best to protect their clients. For a useful tool, see the How to obtain emergency relief flowchart.
This Practice Note sets out the procedural provisions in the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996). This includes mandatory and non-mandatory provisions including those concerning the parties and the tribunal's obligations under the Act. It also sets out the requirements under the AA 1996 concerning the arbitral award. The note discusses how the court have dealt with the failure to follow the procedural requirements of the AA 1996, giving links to important cases.
This Practice Note sets out some practical tips about how to choose the right people to form the arbitral tribunal. The Practice Note emphasises the importance of appointing the tribunal in accordance with the provisions of the arbitration agreement and the considerations you may take into account when preparing a shortlist of potential candidates.
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