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Practice Guidance: Arbitration in the Family Court

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Issued by the President of the Family Division 23 November 2015

  • The President has issued guidance on the 

    "interface between the Family Court between the Family Court and Arbitrations conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA96) where the parties to a post-relationship breakdown financial dispute have agreed to submit issues for decision by an arbitrator whose award is to be binding upon them." 

    The guidance is accompanied by 3 draft orders (Annex A) and recitals for use in the omnibus financial remedy orders (Annex B).

    You can download the guidance in Word format from the panel on the right. In due course the guidance and orders will be republished on the Hub for easier access.

Published: 24/11/2015

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