Construction Focus: Justifiable doubts and the fair-minded observer

John Starr reviews some recent guidance on the issue of bias in arbitration proceedings ‘The common law test of bias assumes the existence of an impartial observer, a bit like “the reasonable man” in cases of negligence or “the man on the Clapham omnibus” – someone to help with a problem that requires to be …
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Cases Referenced

  • A & ors v B & anor [2011] EWHC 2345 (Comm)
  • Goel v Amega Ltd [2010] EWHC 2454 (TCC)
  • Helow v Secretary of State for the Home Department & anor [2008] UKHL 62
  • Metropolitan Properties v Lannon [1968] 3 All ER
  • Re Medicaments and Related Classes of Goods (No 2) [2000] EWCA Civ 350