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Author: Lisa Quinn O'Flaherty (Page 1 of 7)

Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge

Fitzsimons Redmond is proud to become a signatory to the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge. As a firm that acts for clients in all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, we believe that diversity is both necessary for a fair society as well as advantageous to our clients. Signing this pledge, and taking on its obligations is one more step in our journey towards promoting true equality in all areas of the legal profession.

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Arbitration Clauses and Mandatory Stays of Litigation

People often assume that their right to litigate a dispute is an absolute right and that they will not be denied a right of access to the Courts. However, where they have agreed to be bound by an arbitration clause, they will almost certainly be denied the right to litigate. An arbitration clause is not something to be taken lightly. Arbitration is given such weight in law that the Court has no option but to stay proceedings except in very limited circumstances. Article 8(1) of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, as adopted by Ireland in the Arbitration Act 2010 allows a Court to refuse a stay only where:

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