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The LCIA updates its guidance on the use of Tribunal Secretaries

The role of tribunal secretaries in arbitration is an important subject which generates a range of different views, often expressed in strong terms.  On 26 October 2017 the LCIA published its updated Notes for Arbitrators (the Notes). The update (contained … Continue reading

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Head of Global Arbitration Practice Paula Hodges QC appointed Vice President of the LCIA Court

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Global Arbitration Practice is delighted to announce that Paula Hodges QC has been appointed as Vice President of the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration (the LCIA). Paula is a member of the LCIA’s Board … Continue reading

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The new LCIA rules

The London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) Court has unveiled its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”), which come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration commenced after that date.   Overview of the changes … Continue reading

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Draft LCIA Rules released for comment

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has released a “final draft” of its new arbitration rules to the arbitration community in advance of the Tylney Hall Symposium to be held by the LCIA on 9 May 2014. The draft … Continue reading

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A matter of class: the spectre of class action arbitration in consumer product disputes

Class arbitrations have primarily been viewed as an instrument of the US legal system. However, given the international capability and procedural flexibility of arbitration, the scope that they offer for collective redress by consumers is attracting increasing interest.

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New Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre opens in Korea

The new Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) opened its doors in Korea last month, signalling the rising trend in international arbitration in Asia. Attending the official launch were Herbert Smith Freehills’ disputes partners Tony Dymond, based in Seoul, and … Continue reading

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LCIA India: the dawn of a new era for arbitration in India?

In April 2009, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) announced plans to set up an LCIA centre in India (LCIA India). Following the establishment of its joint venture with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in 2008, LCIA India … Continue reading

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