Wiltshire Council v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 840

Wiltshire Council v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 840

In May 2019, the Court of Appeal upheld the 2018 High Court decision to quash a local authority’s registration of land as a town or village green. The Court of Appeal held that the adopted core strategy policies of the local authority gave rise to a trigger event that precluded the local authority from registering the land as a town or village green.

Arbitration Tips: Challenging an arbitral award in the English court

Arbitration Tips: Challenging an arbitral award in the English court

Finality is one of the key selling points of arbitration. Consequently, challenging an award before the English court is far from easy. There are obstacles in the path of any challenge or appeal and the available grounds are limited and closely scrutinised.

Arbitration Tips: Appointing the Tribunal

Arbitration Tips: Appointing the Tribunal

When a dispute arises which must, under the terms of an arbitration agreement, be referred to arbitration, the first step will be for the parties to appoint the tribunal. Finding the right arbitrators and ensuring that the relevant contractual, statutory or institutional requirements are complied with is vital.