With covid-19 lockdown uncertainty, a business as usual approach to dispute resolution might not be the best approach.
Musings of a busy mind
Just prior to Christmas, the High Court ruled that prior appointments of an adjudicator as an expert witness gave rise to a conflict of interest which should have been disclosed to the parties. This decision rather flies in the face of traditional norms of independence of the legal profession. It is also cause for concern in a small, specialised sector of the legal community.
Last week, the Queen Mary University International Arbitration Survey - Driving Efficiency in International Construction Disputes was released.