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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners and other professional advisers are familiar with the requirements under the Arbitration Act 1996 for an arbitrator to be impartial and the legal and factual issues of the Sierra Fishing case.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand which sections of the Arbitration Act 1996 are relevant to the appointment of an arbitrator;
  • Be aware of the duties that an Arbitrator has under the Arbitration Act 1996;
  • Know about the factual background of the Sierra Fishing case;
  • Have a grasp of those legal issues that the Court was required to determine in the Sierra Fishing case;
  • Understand what needs to be considered when seeking to appoint an arbitrator;
  • Be aware of those issues that need to be considered when seeking to remove an arbitrator.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
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In this CPDcast, Ian McKenna, a Consultant at Waltons & Morse LLP, looks at the impartiality of arbitrators under the Arbitration Act 1996 in the context of the Sierra Fishing case. Ian focuses on the factual and legal issues of the Sierra Fishing case and the operation of the Arbitration Act 1996 when an application to remove an arbitrator is made.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 29:48

Date Recorded: 13th May 2015

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