Law Commission Review

The Law Commission of England and Wales has today announced that it will conduct a review of the English Arbitration Act 1996, the principal legislation governing arbitrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as part of its 14th Programme of Law Reform. The Law Commission has stated that the review aims to ensure that the … Read more

ENGLISH COURT OF APPEAL DECIDES QUESTION OF LAW ARISING FROM APPLICATION TO DETERMINE PRELIMINARY POINT OF LAW UNDER S45 ARBITRATION ACT 1996

The English Court of Appeal (the Court) has recently decided a key question of shipping law in The Eternal Bliss [2021] EWCA Civ 1712, following an appeal from the decision of the High Court. The question arose last year before the High Court following the parties to an arbitration bringing an application under s45 Arbitration … Read more