Arbitration Agreements: Validity and Interpretation

  • Neil Andrews
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 54)


At the heart of this chapter is the legal framework for establishing a valid arbitration agreement. Such an agreement must be in writing and sufficiently certain. But it might form part of a wider dispute-resolution clause which includes an obligation to engage in preliminary negotiation or to consider mediation, before proceeding to arbitration.


Dispute Resolution Court Proceeding Arbitral Tribunal English Court Arbitration Clause 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Andrews
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  1. 1.Faculty of LawCambridgeUK

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