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Thursday 22 October


On 4 August 2020 LMAA arbitrator and Aspiring Full Member, Donald Chard, presented a webinar to members of the Chamber of Shipping on Arbitration. The audience exceeded 50 participants and included shipowners and operators, P&I Club representatives, solicitors and specialist service providers.

The aims of the presentation were to help the uninitiated to understand the subject of arbitration and to address key issues relevant to the use of London arbitration to resolve maritime disputes. More particularly, the presentation addressed: 
(i) Arbitration as an alternative form of dispute resolution
(ii) Features of arbitration
(iii) Salient provisions of the Arbitration Act 1996
(iv)Arbitration clauses in maritime contracts 
(v) The role of the London Maritime Arbitrators' Association
(vi) Outline of procedures from dispute to award     
A copy of the presentation can be found in the Papers & Articles section of the website under 'Other papers'.
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