A Practical Guide to International Arbitration in London

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Hilary Heilbron
Taylor & Francis, 2008 - Law - 356 pages
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A Practical Guide to International Arbitration in London takes a pragmatic look at how to run an international arbitration where the seat of the arbitration is London. The book also examines the role of the English courts in assisting foreign arbitrations and in relation to enforcement of foreign awards. Contents include: dome relevant aspects of the English legal system and practice overview of the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration compared with other forms of dispute resolution understanding arbitration clauses the scope of the arbitration clause choosing the tribunal and the legal team activity and consideration prior to commencing an arbitration first steps in the process activity and considerations upon formation of the tribunal jurisdiction directions and timetable applications to the court prior to the hearing ongoing issues and preparing for hearings awards challenges to the award enforcement of an English or foreign award investment trea

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Contents

OVERVIEW OF THE ADVANTAGES
7
UNDERSTANDING ARBITRATION CLAUSES
15
THE SCOPE OF THE ARBITRATION CLAUSE
25
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Hilary Heilbron Q.C. is a barrister practising both international arbitration and commercial litigation from Brick Court Chambers, London. In addition to acting as an advocate and giving legal advice, she regularly sits as an arbitrator.She is a Deputy High Court Judge and is an accredited mediator. She is a former Chairman of the City Disputes Panel and former Vice-Chair of the International Litigation Committee of the IBA.Previously, she was Chairman of the London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association and of the International Practice Committee of the Bar Council.Hilary Heilbron is currently a Vice Chair of the Litigation Committee of the International Law Section of the ABA and has written and spoken extensively on various aspects of international arbitration and cross-border litigation.

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