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Commercial Court set aside part of an award for breach of the tribunal’s duty of fairness (Ducat Maritime v Lavender Shipmanagement Incorporated; MV Majesty)

Published on: 12 April 2022
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Commercial Court set aside part of an award for breach of the tribunal’s duty of fairness (Ducat Maritime v Lavender Shipmanagement Incorporated; MV Majesty)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Serious irregularity
  • Case details

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Mr Justice Butcher in the Commercial Court set aside part of an award made by an arbitrator in a London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) ad hoc arbitration (‘the Arbitrator’) under section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996), on the grounds that the Arbitrator breached his general duty of fairness. Written by Joseph Gourgey, barrister at Quadrant Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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