Arbitration

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Former Bar Council chairperson Paul McGarry SC has been elected as president of Arbitration Ireland. Mr McGarry is a private client barrister and experienced international arbitrator who served as chair of the Bar Council from 2016 to 2018.

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Northern Ireland lawyers have been urged to respond to a consultation on reforms to the principal legislation governing arbitrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Law Commission of England and Wales last month unveiled proposals to update the Arbitration Act 1996 to ensure that the UK

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Third-party funding of international arbitration will be legalised in Ireland through an amendment to legislation currently before the Oireachtas, the Department of Justice has said. The restriction on third-party funding will be removed through a government amendment to the Courts and Civil Law (Mi

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A free concise guide to arbitration in Dublin has been published by Arbitration Ireland. A Concise Guide to Arbitration in Dublin provides the essentials for anyone participating in an arbitration in Dublin, from the basis of the arbitration agreement, the appointment of arbitrators, to the making,

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A free online event this evening will compare the legal frameworks for international arbitration in Ireland and New York. The webinar, taking place at 6pm Irish time, is being jointly hosted by the Law Society of Ireland, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the Irish American Bar Associat

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New all-Ireland arbitration rules written in plain English have been welcomed as a boost for Ireland's bid to become a global centre for commercial dispute resolution. The All-Ireland Arbitration Rules 2020 are the first to be published in 30 years and are specifically designed to take account of th

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The principal legislation governing arbitrations in Northern Ireland as well as England and Wales is set to be reviewed by the Law Commission. The review of the Arbitration Act 1996, which will be launched in the first quarter of 2022 with a consultation paper to follower later that year, aims to en

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