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Request refused for different judges in AA 1996, s 69 permission and appeal hearings (L v A)

Request refused for different judges in AA 1996, s 69 permission and appeal hearings (L v A)
Published on: 21 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Request refused for different judges in AA 1996, s 69 permission and appeal hearings (L v A)
  • What is the practical significance of the judgment?
  • What was the background to the application?
  • What were the judge's findings on the procedural issue?
  • The substantive appeal
  • The facts
  • The arbitration
  • What did the court decide?
  • Court details

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Knowles J in the Commercial Court refused a request for the adjournment of a hearing to enable a different judge to hear both the substantive appeal under section 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) and the application for permission to appeal. The judge dismissed the respondent’s submission that the same judge should not determine both applications as that judge would have formed a view on the tribunal’s decision at the permission hearing. The substantive appeal was heard and allowed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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