John Abbott

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.

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

The collapse of Carillion will cause a great deal of disruption and financial uncertainty.  Those unfortunate enough to be affected by these events will require swift expert advice.