Arbitration

Whether you need detailed guidance on starting and running an arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996, assistance on issues such as jurisdictional challenges, appealing arbitral awards and enforcement, or require key information on the practice and procedure of the major international arbitration rules, LexisPSL Arbitration is the place to start.

Our team of experienced arbitration lawyers give you the answers you need, in a way that’s easy to digest. You get clear, concise practice notes, with direct links to the relevant judgments, Legislation and major institutional rules. Checklists and flowcharts to guide you through complex legal or procedural issues. Precedents, with practical explanations and drafting tips, to help you prepare the documents you need in less time.

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What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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What is an umbrella clause?An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an observance of undertakings clause) is a provision in a...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Sanderson 12th Jan
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The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms 2017 (the Terms) apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2017 where the parties...
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Produced in partnership with Shawn Kirby of Wikborg Rein 12th Jan
Practice notes
The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration 2010 (the IBA Rules) are routinely adopted in international arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 12th Jan
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Vinge 12th Jan
Precedents
Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with CMS.This Practice Note considers...
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Produced in partnership with Farrer & Co 12th Jan
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Maritime arbitration is a recognised branch of dispute resolution in international trade and commerce.Maritime affairs to which consensually agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules 2012 are referred to as...
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9th Nov
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides examples of two arbitration clauses or agreements (one for ad hoc arbitration and one for arbitration administered by the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 12th Jan
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In many jurisdictions, there are relatively few substantive differences between pursuing international arbitration or domestic arbitration...
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9th Nov
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 12th Jan

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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Parties transacting business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) often opt for international arbitration as the mechanism for resolving contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Gordon Blanke of Blanke Arbitration LLC and Neal Brendel and James Lightley-Hunt of K&L Gates 29th Jan
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The table below sets out available statistics from the leading international arbitral institutions and other bodies on caseload and other...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note considers applications to the courts of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand) to stay litigation...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin, Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC and Tetyana Nesterchuk of Fountain Court Chambers 29th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the end of the implementation period, being 31 December 2020. This...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note describes what an actionable misrepresentation is, the essential elements of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA 1967) and provides...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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28th Jan
Q&As
European orders for payment (EOPs) were introduced through Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 (the Regulation). EOPs are a means by which a claimant can...
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28th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the concept of the law of the arbitration agreement and how this law is determined under the law of England and Wales...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the procedural law of arbitration proceedings and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Robertson of Fountain Court 28th Jan
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Is expert evidence needed?Before deciding whether to instruct an expert, you must define as precisely as possible the issues on which an opinion may...
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28th Jan
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The role of the expert witness in arbitration is broadly the same as that of the expert in court or litigation proceedings. Whether appointed by the...
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28th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note tracks the details of key awards and decisions issued by...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note tracks the details of key awards and decisions issued by tribunals in arbitration'>investment treaty arbitration proceedings,...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules set out in The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019,...
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28th Jan
Practice notes
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual...
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Produced in partnership with Stephenson Harwood 28th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers key actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for arbitration law...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of dealing with the recognition and enforcement of judgments as they will apply between the UK’s departure from...
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27th Jan

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