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Flexing the Knotted Oak: English arbitration's task and opportunity in the first decade of the new century

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John Tackaberry QC

May 2002

A paper given to the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators in London on
7th March 2002.

The aim of the paper is to consider an important aspect of the general
approach that arbitrators should adopt, and to consider examples of the
tools which have been made available to arbitrators, in the process highlighting
the sort of reflection that arbitrators should bring to their use. The
examples are intended to encourage arbitrators to look more closely at
all the possible weapons in their armouries.

The approach - The tools - Substantive: the Arbitration
Act 1996 -The role of the courts in arbitration - Substantive:
the Woolf reforms - Technological - Conclusion.

The author: John Tackaberry is a Queen's Counsel, ecorder, United
Nations Commissioner and registered chartered arbitrator; he was also
the founding President of the Society of Construction Law.

Text 22 pages.

PDF file size: 269k