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When does a party lose the right to object
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2018

Sections 31 and 73 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) prescribe the circumstances in which a party may lose the right to object to the


Commencing LCIA Arbitration: The Perils of Non-Observance of the LCIA Rules
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2018

The Requirements for (a) Valid and Effective Commencement of LCIA Arbitration and (b) When a Challenge to Jurisdiction Must be Made under the LCIA


The Contra Proferentem Rule in Financial Litigation
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

Historically, and especially in the context of consumer contracts, the Courts approached exclusion clauses with hostility. They adopted strained


Clarification in Apportionment of Liability for Cargo Claims under NYPE Inter-Club Agreement
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2017

This decision of the Court of Appeal provides important clarification in relation to the apportionment of liability for cargo claims under the New


Emergency Interim Relief: where do you go?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

Despite the tensions that sometimes arise in the relationship between national courts and the institutions of international arbitration, one


Relief and confidentiality: Sowden v Smyth-Tyrrell and UMS Holdings Ltd v Great Station Properties SA
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 20 2017

Two recent decisions of the High Court have provided salutary illustrations, reminders and guidance as to substantive and procedural aspects of


COMI Factors and Improper Motive Reviewed
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 17 2017

The recent case of Thomas & another v Frogmore Real Estate Partners & others 2017 EWHC 25 (Ch) provides useful guidance for analysing the


Do not fret over air-freight - the freight rule applies to freight earned in carriage by air
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2017

In an under-reported judgment the English Courts have finally confirmed the oft-presumed position that the English freight rule applies to


Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre set up in Dubai
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • Global
  • November 10 2017

From pearl-diving, ocean commerce and traditional dhow construction to, more recently, the building of the world's largest man-made harbour in the


Back to Basics?” Fundamentals of Good Tribunal Practice Restated (or the Perils of Email!)
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

Two recent cases provide a reminder of the fundamentals of good practice by members of arbitral tribunals, and the potentially serious consequences of