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Dispute resolution provisions – the impact of Brexit

In an article that first appeared in The In-House Lawyer Magazine, Druces lawyers Charles Spragge, Victoria Novikova and Max Palmer consider the primary European regulations relevant to dispute resolution agreements and what the position may be post-Brexit.

Of all the clauses in a contract, dispute resolution provisions require perhaps the greatest degree of crystal ball gazing. Contract drafters need to ensure that the clause will be effective in putting any dispute in the hands of a competent and effective court or tribunal at the earliest opportunity.

But now we have Brexit. We still have little idea what that will mean in practice when considering what will replace the EU regulations that will cease to apply once the UK leaves the EU.

Read our article in The In-House Lawyer Magazine for our take on this interesting issue.