Ms Tatiana Minaeva

Tatiana Minaeva

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When is an error a serious irregularity? Court demonstrates approach to correcting arbitration awards
United Kingdom | 26 January 2021

The High Court recently found that a tribunal's admission of a simple computational error, and its refusal to correct it, was a serious irregularity that caused substantial injustice. Based on this, the court remitted an arbitration award back to the tribunal for correction. This is an interesting case; it is rare for Section 68 challenges to be successful and even rarer for an English court judge to find that there has been a serious irregularity that caused or would cause substantial injustice in such a straightforward manner.