Supreme Court Judgment in Jivraj v Hashwani
27 July 2011International Litigation and Arbitration Alert
On 27 July 2011, the UK Supreme Court overturned the Court of Appeal's decision in the case of Jivraj v Hashwani, deciding that UK anti-discrimination laws do not apply to the appointment of arbitrators.
The court's pro-arbitration ruling dispels doubts and concerns raised by the June 2010 judgment of the Court of Appeal. The Jivraj v Hashwani case related to a £1.5m dispute over a joint venture, with investments in real estate projects worldwide.
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