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ARBITRATION + MEDIATION#270 A note to let you know that a 7-day family break in the Cotswolds means a temporary interruption in my daily posts on Arbitration/Mediation. So, no new storyline today. Nest Post on 17 July 2021 Not quite the end of the story because...

LENGTHY ORAL SUBMISSIONS – EPISODE 2

ARBITRATION  #128 You, the Chair, are being tested. Does the Tribunal need to listen to claimants' 43-page opening statement at the start of Day 1? You caucus with the two wingers. What is their view? They have to go first so that if there is a difference of opinion...

THE MANIPULATIVE ADVOCATE

COMMENT OF THE DAY #90 FINAL EPISODE #5 Receiving an appointment as Chair is an honour + a reflection of confidence in your ability to handle the many different expectations of being in charge. It is a combination of two matters - first, your inherent character +...

THE COMMODITY ARBITRATION CLUB

Join Me! Date:   Thursday 6 May 2021 Time:  13:00 London time Hosts:  London Solicitors HFW on zoom. Chair:  Graham Perry Brian Perrott of HFW will talk for 10-15 minutes on Interpretation + recent guidance from the UK Supreme Court. Very important topic. There are...

THE MANIPULATIVE ADVOCATE

COMMENT OF THE DAY #90 FINAL EPISODE #5 Receiving an appointment as Chair is an honour + a reflection of confidence in your ability to handle the many different expectations of being in charge. It is a combination of two matters - first, your inherent character +...

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Zoom Meeting of the Commodity Arbitration Club! Join ME!

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I am pleased to announce that I will be chairing a Zoom Meeting of the Commodity Arbitration Club on 6 May at 13.00 hrs UK time Details below courtesy of David Barnett, the Hon Secretary of our Club Date:    Thursday 6 May 2021 Time:   13:00 London time The duration...

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KEEPING COOL

COMMENT FOR THE DAY #63 - EPISODE 5 ARBITRATION AND ADVOCACY Advocacy is about pressure. Lots of pressure. You are a professional with responsibility. The client who is paying your fee is trusting you. The Tribunal will be watching you. Your opponent will be assessing...

KNOW STRENGTHS + WEAKNESSES OF YOUR CASE

KNOW STRENGTHS + WEAKNESSES OF YOUR CASE

COMMENT OF THE DAY #62 - EPISODE 4 ARBITRATION AND ADVOCACY This is an important part of preparation - know where you are strong but also know where you are weak. Be Prepared. Rarely is an arbitration 100% in favour of one party. Usually, it is a mix of arguments...

CONTROLLING YOUR HOURS

CONTROLLING YOUR HOURS

COMMENT FOR THE DAY #60  - EPISODE 3 ARBITRATION AND ADVOCACY You have been appointed to represent a party in an arbitration. There is to be an oral hearing. There are documents + zoom calls + witness statements + legal issues. It is a big undertaking. In the midst of...

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