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Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration

Nigel Blackaby QC, Constantine Partasides QC, and Alan Redfern

September 2022

ISBN: 9780192869913

780 pages

Price: £65.00

The seventh edition of the leading commentary on international commercial arbitration. This is an essential guide for students.



The seventh edition of the leading commentary on international commercial arbitration. This is an essential guide for students.

  • The leading international authority on the law and practice of international arbitration
  • Written by lawyers highly experienced in conducting international arbitration, both as counsel and as international arbitrators
  • Shorter version, without appendices

New to this edition

  • Incorporates changes in many of the major arbitration rules and supporting guidelines
  • Considers amendments in the "soft law" of the leading arbitral institutions and of the International Bar Association
  • Analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the practice of international arbitration

About the Author(s)

Nigel Blackaby QC, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Constantine Partasides QC, Founding Partner, Three Crowns LLP, and Alan Redfern, Retired Arbitrator, One Essex Court Chambers

Nigel Blackaby QC is a partner and global co-head of the international arbitration group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Washington DC, where he has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 100 cases. He is also an adjunct professor of investment arbitration at the Washington College of Law, American University, and a member of the court of the SIAC.

Constantine Partasides QC is a founding partner of Three Crowns LLP, a counsel and arbitrator in many high-profile arbitrations, and is a Board Member of ICCA and the LCIA.

Alan Redfern wrote the first edition of Redfern and Hunter with his former colleague Martin Hunter, when they were both partners in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; and he has been actively involved in every edition since. On his retirement from Freshfields, he became a member of One Essex Court, a leading set of commercial chambers in the Temple, and practiced as an international arbitrator. Over the course of his career, he has acted as Counsel and as the sole or presiding arbitrator in more than 150 international arbitrations.

Table of Contents

    1:An Overview of International Arbitration
    2:Agreement to Arbitrate
    3:Applicable Laws
    4:The Establishment and Organisation of an Arbitral Tribunal
    5:Powers, Duties, and Jurisdiction of an Arbitral Tribunal
    6:Conduct of the Proceedings
    7:The Role of National Courts during the Proceedings
    8:Arbitration under Investment Treaties
    9:The Award
    10:Challenge of Arbitral Awards
    11:Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards