Arbitration

Cases handled as an arbitrator include large disputes, as well as a wide variety of other matters of varying sizes, involving corporations, privately held companies, governmental entities and individuals.  Most recent arbitrations include:

  • Member of a three person panel in an international dispute over obligations arising under a construction agreement for a hotel development in the Caribbean.
  • A sole arbitrator in a dispute over rights fees due under a wagering agreement as well as a claim for wrongful termination and unjust enrichment.
  • A sole arbitrator in a domestic arbitration between a contractor and sub-contractor for repudiation of contract and claim for non-payment of sums due under the UNCITRAL Rules.
  • A sole arbitrator, appointed by the Dispute Resolution Centre in Trinidad and Tobago, under the UNCITRAL Rules in a dispute between a local government entity and foreign construction company relating to the design and construction of a water recycling plant.
  • An international arbitration relating to a loss and expense/defects liability claim for a commercial construction project governed by the FIDIC Red Book standard form of contract.
  • An international arbitration between an insurance company and lending institution with respect to the interpretation of terms relating to liability under an insurance policy.
  • A domestic ad hoc arbitration concerning a claim brought by a property development company against a statutory body for damages caused by construction works.
  • A domestic arbitration involving a claim by a Chief Executive Officer against a statutory body for wrongful termination.
  • A domestic arbitration under the DRA Fast Track Rules (St. Lucia) between a statutory body and property owner in relation to the compulsory acquisition of the property. Delivered a preliminary determination on the interpretation of various provisions under the Land Acquisition Act of St. Lucia.
  • An ad hoc domestic arbitration under a commercial insurance policy for loss of property due to fire.
  • Various statutory arbitrations relating to damages claimed against a public utility company by various private individuals and commercial entities.
  • Secretary to an Arbitral Tribunal in a dispute between parties to a JV agreement for the construction of a multi story commercial property development in Wales.