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HK—stay of proceedings for arbitration (Pollard Construction v Lee Kwong Kong and To Chun Yin)

HK—stay of proceedings for arbitration (Pollard Construction v Lee Kwong Kong and To Chun Yin)
Published on: 28 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • HK—stay of proceedings for arbitration (Pollard Construction v Lee Kwong Kong and To Chun Yin)
  • Original news
  • Background
  • Issues
  • Decision
  • The 3rd question: is there in reality a dispute or difference between the parties?
  • The 4th question: is the dispute or difference between the parties within the ambit of the arbitration agreement?
  • Practical implications

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: The District Court of Hong Kong has allowed a stay of a reimbursement claim of a Labour Tribunal award pending arbitration. The court considered the “true nature of dispute” and the ambit of the arbitration agreement in the context of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) (AO). Linda OT Chan of Liberty Chambers analyses the judgment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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