Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 159 (Mar)
Court: Commercial Court

Barbara Dohmann QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Christopher Butcher (instructed by Ashurst Morris Crisp) for the claimants.
  Richard Jacobs QC (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 14 March 2001


Arbitration - Costs - Taxation - Jurisdiction - Arbitrators making order on preliminary issue - Claim failing as a result of preliminary issue - Arbitrators awarding costs to defendant - Whether award 'final' - Claimant applying for costs to be taxed by High Court - Whether arbitrators having jurisdiction to tax costs - ARIAS Arbitration Rules, r 16.6 - ss 18(1), (2).

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