The 2019 WA Arbitration Report
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The 2019 WA Arbitration Report makes for an interesting read for anyone involved in commercial disputes.
It illuminates what many of us already know: that we have mature – world class – arbitration services in WA. Not surprisingly, large scale construction & engineering, infrastructure, resources and energy disputes dominate the space.
Regrettably, arbitration proceedings have come to closely mirror litigation proceedings. In my view, in an era where superior courts such as the Supreme Court of WA are now largely “courts of mediation” (where trials are the exception rather than the norm) the arbitration industry somewhat ironically needs to work harder to compete with judicial forums for dispute resolution.
Arbitration is now seen as most suitable for factually intensive, large scale disputes where technical expert input is required and confidentiality is paramount. To capitalise on its full potential, in my view:
To read the full report download via the Resources link below.
Dean Grondal – Managing Principal
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