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Interview with Ben Giaretta – disputes partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP (London)

Perth Legal International speaks to Ben Giaretta, a disputes partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP (London), specialising in international arbitration and mediation. For the majority of his career, Giaretta has been based in London, but between 2009 and 2016 he lived in Singapore. Giaretta’s experience spans a number of sectors such as oil & gas, power,… Read More ›

The Singapore Mediation Convention: a game changer?

(This article first appeared here, and it is republished with the authors’ consent) By Ben Giaretta UNCITRAL has approved the wording of the Convention on the Enforcement of International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation and has resolved to name it the Singapore Mediation Convention. It will be signed in Singapore in August next year and… Read More ›

The cost of ambiguity in dispute resolution clauses

(This article first appeared here, and it is reproduced with the authors’ consent) By Leon Chung, Mitchell Dearness, Taylor Gray and Phoebe Winch The Supreme Court of South Australia has recently dismissed an application for a permanent stay of proceedings on the ground that the parties were not subject to a binding agreement to arbitrate.1… Read More ›

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