London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) model arbitration clauses
London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) model arbitration clauses

The following Arbitration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) model arbitration clauses
  • LMAA Arbitration Clause
  • LMAA Arbitration Notice Clause

The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) has a model arbitration clause and a notice clause, to be used in conjunction with it. They are as follows:

LMAA Arbitration Clause

‘This Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Contract shall be referred to arbitration in London in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1996 or any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof save to the extent necessary to give effect to the provisions of this Clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be England, even where any hearing takes place outside England.

The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms current at the time when the arbitration proceedings are commenced.

The reference shall be to three arbitrators, one to be appointed by each party and the third, subj