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Thomas Snider and Lucy Wicksteed write for The Oath on the role of the national courts in arbitration

Thomas Snider, Partner and Head of International Arbitration, and Lucy Wicksteed, Senior Associate, write an opinion piece for The Oath.

In the article, they consider some of the different scenarios where the parties might find or want the courts involved in the arbitral process.

Arbitration is, by its nature, a process operating outside of national courts. It is a process in which parties can choose a neutral forum to have their disputes heard in a format that suits them.  However, arbitration is not a totally free-standing system. So, why and at what points in an arbitration could and would a national court become involved? 

Read the full piece in The Oath here.

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