Resolving Disputes Through Arbitration

July 17, 2020 4:00pm

Andrea Lee
Partner
Glaholt Bowles LLP

Lena Wang
Partner
Glaholt Bowles LLP

Parties to construction contracts often opt for arbitration to avoid protracted litigation in an industry that is prone to disputes. However, in recent years, arbitration has turned into costly and lengthy “arbi- litigation.” How can arbitration be used more efficiently to resolve disputes? In addition, statutory adjudication has now arrived in Canada. How will arbitration dovetail with adjudication and be used to challenge adjudicators’ decisions? Attend this session to learn about:

  • Efficiency in arbitration: selecting arbitrators, establishing processes, and managing hearing time
  • Arbitration after adjudication: challenging decisions