Arbitration Act 1996
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Informa Law from Routledge – 416 pages
Series: Lloyd's Commercial Law Library
This book is an essential resource for any legal practitioner involved in any aspect of English arbitration law. It provides a thorough annotation of the Arbitration Act 1996, and contains comprehensive explanations of developments in the relevant case law to each section of the Act.
Since the fourth edition of this book, the English courts have decided many important new cases on virtually every aspect of arbitration law. The most important developments relate to:
In this 5th edition, the notes to each section contain helpful sub-headings and a new Appendix containing a fully annotated version of CPR Part 62 and the Practice Direction.
The book will also be useful for academics and university students of law at all levels seeking an understanding of the 1996 Act, including those on the Legal Practice Course.
Professor Robert Merkin is Lloyd’s Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Exeter, a consultant to Norton Rose and has written widely on all aspects of arbitration law and insurance law.
Louis Flannery is a Chartered Arbitrator, and is partner and head of the International Arbitration Group at Stephenson Harwood. He specialises in arbitration and litigation in all industry sectors with a particular emphasis on fraud and/or conflict law issues.