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News and Views from the 39 Essex Chambers Commercial and Construction Group
This month, the newsletter looks at the proper law of an arbitration agreement. Articles include:
- An overview of the proper law of arbitration agreements.
- A look at some recent English case law.
- The Singaporean position on arbitration agreements.
- French case law regarding arbitration agreements.
- Some thoughts on the various approaches to determining the proper law of an arbitration agreement.
The recording of the recent costs webinar with fellow members of 39 Essex Chambers is now available online – or you can watch it in the below window, which you may find easier to view by maximising the screen.
This session looked at various issues surrounding costs and orders in commercial and construction disputes. Speakers featured include:
- Judith Ayling looking at changes to Practice Direction 3E.
- Shaman Kapoor looked at the reasons for departing from budgeted costs.
- Marion Smith QC examined non-party orders.
- And my own contribution looking at the subject of indemnity costs, particularly in light of the recent case of Lejonvarn v Burgess.
The webinar features expert chairing by Peter Hurst and a great discussion at the end. Sincere thanks to all involved.
Join me with three experts from chambers for a panel discussion chaired by Peter Hurst on 13th July 2020, looking at construction costs in dispute resolution.
Drawing on expertise from the Commercial, Construction and Costs Teams, 39 Essex Chambers brings you a lively discussion on:
- Changes to Practice Direction 3E, the cut off between incurred and budgeted costs and budget revision;
- What is a good reason to depart from budgeted costs?
- What you need to know on Non-party Costs Orders; and
- Indemnity Costs – a forgotten battle ground?
Chaired by Peter Hurst, Senior Costs Judge of England & Wales from 1992 to 2014, and with market-leading input from their respective fields from Paul Darling OBE QC, Marion Smith QC, Judith Ayling and Shaman Kapoor, this webinar promises to be informed, relevant and one not to miss!
Full details and sign-up here: https://www.39essex.com/webinar-current-topics-in-commercial-and-construction-costs/