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Award on jurisdiction in partnership agreement dispute upheld (Backos v WFW Global)

Award on jurisdiction in partnership agreement dispute upheld (Backos v WFW Global)
Published on: 20 February 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Mr Mark Anderson QC sitting in the Chancery Division dismissed a challenge to an arbitral award on jurisdiction made pursuant to section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) for lack of substantive jurisdiction. The judge agreed with the arbitrator’s finding that she had jurisdiction over a partnership dispute between a law firm and a retired partner. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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