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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CHARTERPARTY INFORMATION

London: Litigation v. Arbitration compared following the recent reforms

During the past few years there have been major reforms to both the rules governing litigation and arbitration in London, the former embodied in the new Civil Procedure Rules (“CPR”) and the latter in the Arbitration Act 1996 (“the Act”). Given that both these sets of reforms have now had a chance to become established it is timely to revisit the issue of whether it is appropriate in the context of maritime disputes to opt for litigation or arbitration, when London is the parties’ preferred venue for dispute resolution. Members are referred to the article, please click here, for a discussion of the impact of these reforms