The English Court rejects a challenge under s.68 of the English Act, and provides useful guidance on the test for determining whether a tribunal’s decision qualifies as an award for the purpose of a s.68 challenge.
The English Court of Appeal confirms the power of English courts to restrain a foreign arbitration on grounds that the foreign arbitration is oppressive and vexatious and provides guidance on the exceptional circumstances in which English courts may exercise this power.
Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.