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The Arbitration Act 1996 : A Commentary

The Arbitration Act 1996: A Commentary, ISBN 9780470673980, By Bruce Harris, Publisher John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Imprint Wiley-Blackwell, Which Building Contract bookshop
The Arbitration Act 1996: A Commentary

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Product Code: 9780470673980

By: Bruce Harris
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0470673982 / 9780470673980
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 570 pages
Pub Date: 16/05/2014

The most readable, useful, practical and user-friendly guide to the Arbitration Act 1996. The Arbitration Act 1996 is a section by section commentary on the Act, which Lord Bingham described as "intensely practical and admirably user-friendly" when it was first published. The fifth edition has been updated by considering in excess of 300 new cases decided since publication of the 4 th edition.

In addition there have been some significant changes to the Model Law since publication of the previous edition, (which take it into areas where UK arbitration does not go), and these changes are documented, updated and commented upon. In previous editions, the authors have limited themselves to mentioning states conclusively declared to be parties to the New York Convention by Order in Council. This tends to follow some way behind the current position, however, so a more comprehensive coverage of states which are parties to the New York Convention is included.

The result is a thorough update, providing the most readable and useful guide to the Act. provides a section by section commentary on the Act and covers all the key cases published in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and used by them as a recommended training text the bestseller of the four original guides to the 1996 Act written by three practising arbitrators, two of whom are also practising barristers 'There should not be a practitioner who does not have a copy. ..highly recommended.' -- Arbitration


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