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

Claimant

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In the high court OF JUSTICE

BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES

Commercial court (QBD)

CLAIM NO [Claim number]

Between:

  1. JFK Ltd        Claimant/Respondent

  1. - and -

  1. LHR Ltd        Defendant/Claimant

Witness statement of John Smith

I, john smith, OF LN LLP, 1 Lexis House, London, EC2X 1XX will say as follows

    1. 1

      I am a solicitor and a partner in the law firm LN LLP of 1 Lexis House, London EC2X 1XX.

    1. 2

      I am responsible for the day-to-day conduct of this matter on behalf of the Claimant. I am duly authorised to make this statement on the claimant’s behalf.

    1. 3

      This witness statement is made in support of the Claimant’s application pursuant to section 17 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) for an order setting aside the Defendant’s purported appointment of Mr Jones as sole arbitrator and/or declaring that Mr Jones has no authority to act as sole arbitrator in this matter.

    1. 4

      The facts and matters set out in this statement are within my own knowledge unless otherwise stated and I believe them to be true. Where I refer to information supplied by others the source of the

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