- May 6, 2022
Applying Gleeson: how and when will an arbitration decision bind non-parties?
A topical and interesting decision from the Commercial Court last month, PJSC National Bank Trust v Boris Mints, looks at the circumstances in which an arbitration decision can bind non-parties. Topical, for me at least, not just because it was yet another case where Russian litigants were using English courts to resolve their disputes, but … Continue reading Applying Gleeson: how and when will an arbitration decision bind non-parties? →
- July 28, 2020
Surviving a virtual arbitration: it’s all about the preparation (and the wallpaper)
It began with the wallpaper, or, rather, trying to find a camera angle that didn’t feature our feature wall. When that failed (the only other spot providing a clear view of our staircase where my non-A level studying son was likely to emerge at any point post 1.00 pm wearing very little), I then realised … Continue reading Surviving a virtual arbitration: it’s all about the preparation (and the wallpaper) →
- June 23, 2020
Freezing injunctions in relation to arbitral proceedings
It is always tempting for a party to a dispute to reach for a freezing injunction in order to protect assets, whether the matter is being arbitrated or is before the courts. However, as illustrated in Petrochemical v PSB Alpha, the risk of dissipation must be unjustified and there must be a sufficient link to … Continue reading Freezing injunctions in relation to arbitral proceedings →
- April 21, 2016
Incorporating an arbitration clause: a barrier to pre-action disclosure?
In the recent case of Barrier Ltd v Redhall Marine Ltd the court re-visited the rules for deciding whether or not an arbitration clause had been incorporated into the contract, and how the rules differ when you are trying to incorporate a term from a different contract altogether.