CHOOSING AN ARBITRATOR
The selection of an arbitrator may be the single most important step in the arbitral process. Parties who choose arbitration expect an expeditious, fair and cost-effective process. It is up to the arbitrator to ensure these expectations are met.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN AN ARBITRATOR
- A complete understanding of the arbitral process
- A commercial outlook
- A commitment to managing the arbitral process from start to finish in a cost effective and timely manner
- The ability to hear evidence and make appropriate findings of fact
- The ability to apply the chosen law to the issues raised by the parties
- The capability to act as a leader and effectively manage the arbitral process
- The ability to efficiently and fairly deal with contentious issues
- Civility, courtesy and fairness
- A track record for getting it right
Whether the arbitration is ad hoc or administered by an institution, our practitioners are dedicated to ensuring that every arbitration is case managed to ensure a binding award is issued in a fair, efficient and cost effective manner.