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Cross Border Arbitration

Counsel’s Opinions – Advocates & Barristers

The Last Resort Option

Sometimes business or personal matters don’t go as planned.  We provide arbitration and litigation services when they don’t.

Our highly experienced advocates and barristers appear for both plaintiffs and defendants before courts and tribunals in a wide range of matters.

Cost Effective Resolution

We recognise that arbitration and litigation can be both time and cost consuming, our aim is to quickly resolve the dispute in accordance with your wishes and in order to help you achieve your goals.

Court & Tribunal Litigation

For matters relating to both commercial and corporate or personal, private matters, litigation before courts may be the only way to resolve a dispute.

As Maltese & UK advocates and barristers, we are able to provide representation in cross – border disputes, before national and international courts and tribunals.

We provide clear advice and definitive steps as to how your matter may proceed – in the most cost effective way.

Counsel’s Opinions

Relied on by both companies and courts as the definitive advice on the law, Counsel’s Opinions can be used in a number of ways, for instance to gauge the value and worth of a claim, to advise upon the laws application to a dispute.

After reviewing a matter, we can produce considered, expert opinions on the law.

Arbitration

Arbitration is a time-tested, cost-effective alternative to litigation – the parties choose to opt to resolve their dispute by way of private resolution instead of appearing before a court.

Arbitration occurs with the submission of a dispute to one or more impartial third party persons in order to obtain a decision, known as an “award.” Awards are made in writing and are generally final and binding on the parties in the case.

Main Principals:

  • Arbitration is consensual

Arbitration can only take place if both parties have agreed to it 0 mostly by was of an arbitration clause in a contract

  • The parties choose the arbitrator(s)

From 1 to three arbitrators, whom the parties can stipulate must have specified experienced and qualifications

  • Arbitration is neutral & confidential

Parties to the dispute can chose a neutral law, venue and language of the  arbitration. This allows them to ensure that no party enjoys a home court advantage

  • Arbitration decision is generally final and easy to enforce