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Charterparty arbitration clauses: too much of a good thing?
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

It is a fact of commercial life that, at least with the benefit of hindsight, contracts are not always drafted clearly. Parties know what they intend


Under pressure: will the FOS provide accelerated dispute resolution?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

The FOS will soon be under increased pressure to reduce the time it takes to reach its decisions following the implementation of the EU Alternative


Commercial Court assesses power and limitations of “Chabra” jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2014

In the recent case of Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings v Unitech Ltd and others , the Commercial Court considered whether it had jurisdiction to grant


Defendant which unreasonably refused to mediate escapes costs sanctions
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2014

In Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Europe Ltd v BAE Systems (Al Diriyah C4I) Ltd (No 2), the High Court found that the defendant had been


TCC leads way in demonstrating effective case and cost management
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2014

CIP Properties (AIPT) Ltd v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd & Ors concerned an £18m construction dispute issued before 1 April 2014. At the review


Court rejects "capital" punishment
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2014

The Commercial Court recently heard an appeal from an arbitration which found that, in assessing damages for early redelivery, the shipowners were


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However


Injunction rejected for parties not subject to an arbitration
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2014

In Rochester Resources Limited & Ors v Leonid Lebedev & Anor the Commercial Court rejected an application for an injunction restraining New York


Ammunition for defendants: claimants may have to waive privilege to prove mitigation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

The High Court recently found in a solicitors negligence claim that a claimant acted unreasonably in (1) settling an arbitration and then (2


Be prepared to mediate or prepare to pay
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2014

In Garritt-Critchley the High Court ordered that the defendants pay the claimants' costs on an indemnity basis after a continuing and unreasonable