Case study—application to set aside appointment of sole arbitrator (AA 1996, s 17)—claim form
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Case study—application to set aside appointment of sole arbitrator (AA 1996, s 17)—claim form

For the sample case study claim form, see the link on the right.

The key issues when drafting section 17 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) application using an arbitration claim form include the following:

  1. use the correct court form—the application must be made on Form N8 Claim Form (arbitration)

  2. claimant/defendant boxes—the claim form must identify clearly the claimant and the defendant in these court proceedings and which party is the claimant and the respondent in the underlying arbitration

  3. identify the basis of the order—ensure that you set out clearly that you are seeking an order pursuant to AA 1996, s 17(3)

  4. identify the grounds for the order—it is often helpful to provide a short summary of each of the grounds for seeking the order on the claim form itself. Further detail,

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