Arbitration Law of Australia: Practice and Procedure

Arbitration Law of Australia: Practice and Procedure

Number of page: 296
Author: Alex Baykitch
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
Category: Law

 A comprehensive review of the arbitration law and practice in Australia nincluding: discussion of arbitration practice and procedure; an nexamination of the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal; the nappointment of arbitrators including the challenge and replacement of narbitrators; an analysis of the various types of awards including a ndiscussion on deliberations, agreements, settlements, and the costs of narbitration; a discussion on the amendment and challenge of awards nincluding the liability of arbitrators; and, a review of the enforcement n of domestic and foreign arbitration awards.
Included also is a ndetailed commentary on the Australian Centre for International nArbitration (ACICA), as well as the Rules of the ACICA, Expedited rules nof the ACICA and, the International Arbitration Act.

About The Author

Alex Baykitch is President of the
Australian Centrefor International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and
a Partner at King &WoodMallesons in Sydney, Australia where his
practices focuses onlitigation& dispute resolution and
international arbitration. Alexhas over20 years experience in the
area of cross border litigationand international arbitration.
Described by Chambers Global as "fastrising and energetic [lawyer]. .
.who has developed into one ofAustralia's strongest arbitration
counsel", Alex has particularexperience of dispute in major
construction, engineering andinfrastructure.

Alex is consistently listed as a leading individual in legal
directories, for his expertise in cross border litigation and
international arbitration, and sits as sole and party appointed
arbitrator as well as chairman of arbitral tribunals conducted under the
ICC, LCIA, KLRCA, and UNCITRAL Rules. Alex is a Member of the
Australian Government's Delegation to UNCITRAL's Working Group on
Arbitration. He is also an Australian Delegate to the ICC Arbitration
Commission and served on the Commission's Task Force on the New York
Convention. Until recently, Alex was the Vice-President of the
Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and
is a fellow of ACICA.

He is also a Member of the Arbitration panels of the ICC International
Court of Arbitration, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, China
Maritime Arbitration Commission, the Korean Commercial Arbitration
Boardand ACICA.

He has presented at numerous conferences and written on various topics
in relation to international arbitration and is a co-author for the
Australian chapter of World Arbitration Reporter.

Professor Doug Jones AO is a Sydney-based Partner in
the Australian law firm of Clayton Utz where he heads the International
Arbitration and Major Projects Groups of the firm. Doug is a door
tenantat Atkin Chambers, London.

His experience includes acting as Arbitrator and Counsel in major
international arbitrations, and advising on major projects in the areas
of buildings, road and rail infrastructure, power, potable and waste
water, mining infrastructure and processing, and on and offshore oil
andgas. Doug sits as an international commercial and investor / state

Details of his arbitration experience can be found at

Doug is currently President of the Australian Centre for International
Commercial Arbitration, past President of the Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators, London (2011), and a Member of the LCIA Court. He is an
Australian Government nominee on the ICSID panel of arbitrators and a
foundation fellow and graded arbitrator of the Institute of Arbitrators
& Mediators Australia, Fellow, Arbitrators and Mediators Institute
of New Zealand, President, Dispute Review Board Foundation Australia,
member of the ICC Australia Arbitration Committee, and a member of a
number of panels of International Arbitral bodies. In January 1999
Dougwas made a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his
services to construction law and dispute resolution, and in June 2012
Doug Jones was made an Officer of the Order of Australia, for
distinguished service to the law as a leader in the areas of arbitration
and alternative dispute resolution, to policy reform, and to national
and international professional organisations.

He is Co-Editor in Chief of the International Construction Law Review
and Editorial Board Member of International Trade and Business Law
Review, India Business Law Journal and Global Arbitration Review. He is
International correspondent for Australia of the Romanian Review of
Arbitration. He lectures, and authors articles for publication, within
Australia and internationally.

His expertise in International Arbitration and Construction has regularly been recognised by his peers.

Doug Jones has been described as "a phenomenon" and "the statesman of the industry" by Chambers Asia Pacific (2012).

The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration 2011 names Doug
Jones as one of the Leaders Worldwide and is one of only three highly
recommended individuals in Australia. It notes that "Doug Jones at
Clayton Utz is held in the highest esteem".