The Arbitration Scotland Act 2010: A New Beginning

A new era for arbitration in Scotland was celebrated on 23 June 2010 in the Playfair Library of the University of Edinbugh.  The event was an international arbitration conference entitled: the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010: A New Beginning.    

A new era for arbitration in Scotland was celebrated on 23 June 2010 in the Playfair Library of the University of Edinbugh.  The event was an international arbitration conference entitled: the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010: A New Beginning.    

The event was jointly organised and sponsored by the University of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law, The Scottish Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Faculty of Advocates, the Law Society of Scotland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The speakers included draftsmen of the Act, Scottish and international arbitration practitioners and academics.  Approximately 130 delegates attended, comprising not only qualified lawyers from all branches of the Scottish legal profession, but also chartered surveyors and other professionals involved in aribitration proceedings.

The conference centred around the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010, which had come into force just a few days before, on 7th June 2010.

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