Arbitration is one of the private dispute resolution options that are intended to resolve disputes out of court in an economical and efficient manner, such as mediation. While mediation is a structure negotiation conducted with the help of a neutral and impartial third party, arbitration involves relying on the decision of an arbitrator rather than a judge.
With which type of case can you consult us?
- If you are having trouble enforcing a commercial contract, there are other solutions than going to court: arbitration;
- While a judicial process before the courts is public, arbitration allows for the settlement of a dispute in a confidential manner;
- Arbitration is a faster, less expensive dispute resolution process and the arbitrator(s) are chosen based on their expertise;
- An increasing number of contracts contain a clause providing for mandatory arbitration to the exclusion of the courts. Such a clause usually specifies the applicable rules and the identity or method of appointment of the arbitrator (or three arbitrators) who will hear the case.