International arbitration and mediation

Arbitration is increasingly being used as a cost-effective, confidential and efficient alternative to court litigation for solving commercial, construction and more frequently trust disputes. The global enforceability of arbitral awards and the successful adoption of virtual technology by most arbitration institutions makes it an attractive option for resolving disputes. 

With offices in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and London, we can advise you on every aspect of international arbitration. Our dedicated arbitration specialists will work alongside you to quickly determine the best approach for a successful conclusion.

14 Nov 2022

Christian Hay made Fellow of CIArb

Christian Hay, Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution in Guernsey, has been made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. The CIArb is the the world’s leading qualifications and professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute man...

1 Oct 2022

A guide to Guernsey arbitration

What is arbitration? Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) which enables the parties in dispute to appoint an arbitrator (or a panel of arbitrators) to make a binding decision. The grounds of challenge to an arbitration award ar...

30 Aug 2022

Enforcement of judgments - Cayman

The Cayman Islands has long been considered a jurisdiction friendly to foreign investors, not least because of the well-established laws which govern the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards. In the Cayman Islands chapter of the Chambe...

20 Jul 2022

Enforcing arbitral awards in Jersey

Sam Williams has produced a practice note in partnership with Lexis PSL on the enforcement of arbitral awards in Jersey. The note provides in-depth, up-to-date legal information on domestic, non-domestic, foreign and convention awards covering: cond...

12 Apr 2021

Arbitration of trust disputes

This article – written by Collas Crill Head of Dispute Resolution Christian Hay, Collas Crill Group Partner Sam Williams and Partner of Grosvenor Law, Mayfair, Richard Coopey – was first published on eprivateclient on 1 April 2021. The obvious advantage...

31 Dec 2020

Alternatives to Court

For most people contemplating divorce and separation, the prospect of going to Court and asking the Judge to make an order regarding children and finances can be very expensive and stressful. So what other ways are available to enable separating parties...

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