Arbitration

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.

Arbitration Tips: Arbitration or litigation?

Arbitration Tips: Arbitration or litigation?

Which is best? This is an age-old question. Should you put an arbitration clause in your contract? And, if so, what sort of arbitration clause? In summary, there will never be a correct answer that applies to all circumstances. There is no straightforward solution and one size most definitely does not fit all.