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Can a real estate agent be an arbitrator?

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The claimant lessors sought an order under the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”) s.18 for the appointment of an arbitrator since disputes had arisen

Employment law case round up: 12 lessons learnt in 2014

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 22 2014

A new year inevitably brings with it a time for reflection. As ever, 2014 has been a year of change in employment law. In this blog, we take a look

Acas statistics for early Conciliation - 6 months on

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 28 2014

Last week Acas released statistics to mark 6 months since EC was first introduced. This is the process whereby claims cannot be instituted in the

Acas Early Conciliation what’s the story so far?

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 2 2014

Early Conciliation has been available since 6 April 2014, and engaging the system has been compulsory since 6 May 2014. How has the system been

Mediation - the ‘new’ requirements before issuing court proceedings

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2014

As reported widely in the media recently, important changes to the family justice system came in to force on 22 April 2014. One of the key changes

A global trend towards mediation: views from lawyers in 13 countries

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • May 6 2014

In England and Wales, recent case law highlights that parties in commercial litigation risk adverse costs sanctions if they unreasonably refuse to

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) up for discussion

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 2 2013

In recent years, the courts in England and Wales have placed a greater emphasis on encouraging parties to explore Alternative Dispute Resolution

Early conciliation are you ready?

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 5 2013

We have been focussing so much recently on the introduction of fees into the Employment Tribunal, and the new ("Underhill" inspired) Employment

Court of Appeal upholds supply contract despite lack of agreement

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 2 2013

In the recent case of MRI Trading AG v Erdenet Mining Corporation LLC 2013 EWCA Civ 156 the Court of Appeal ruled that a contract for the supply

Rabbinical family arbitration given the High Court’s seal of approval

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 7 2013

In February 2010, The Honourable Mr Justice Baker was presented with a draft order from the legal teams of a divorcing orthodox Jewish couple in the