Arbitration

TRADE ARBITRATORS v LAWYER ARBITRATORS EPISODE 4

ARBITRATION #111 Lord Hamblen’s pronounced on the issue of business context v dictionary definitions in The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd & Others [2021] UKSC1. He suggested that it is rare for something to have gone wrong with the words...

TRADE ARBITRATORS + LAWYER ARBITRATORS – EPISODE 3

ARBITRATION #110 There is consensus. Commodity arbitration needs the trade + lawyers as arbitrators. But what happens if there is ambiguity on the facts and commercial good sense comes up against legal definition? Brian Perrott of HFW addressed this issue at the 4 May...

TRADE ARBITRATORS + LAWYER ARBITRATORS – EPISODE 2

ARBITRATION #109 Are arbitrators drawn from the commodity trade best placed to be the decision-makers in commercial disputes referred to arbitration or is there also a role for lawyers? It has been a silent issue for many years with some trade arbitrators seeing...

TRADE ARBITRATORS + LAWYER ARBITRATORS – EPISODE 1

ARBITRATION #108 A recent Zoom Meeting of the Commodity ArbitrationThe club discussed whether there was a divide between trade arbitrators + lawyer arbitrators. The two groups come from different starting points. Traders have spent a lifetime in the Commodity Trade;...

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Mr Graham Perry M.A. Cantab FCIArb

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