Edward Alder

Practising Barrister and Arbitrator

A consequence of the doctrine of ‘separability’ is that an arbitration agreement within a written contract may not be governed by the same law as the substantive provisions.  The governing...
11 June 2020
Introduction Dispute resolution is big business. The leading financial centres of the world vie to attract both arbitration and litigation work. London has enjoyed a large volume of international...
11 November 2019
In 2017, in the perennial race to be Asia’s leading arbitration seat, both Hong Kong and Singapore amended their law to permit third party funding for arbitration. The law of champerty and...
14 October 2019
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