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Appendix H

Practice direction 62 – arbitration

Practice direction 62 – arbitration

This practice direction supplements Part 62

Section I

  • 1.1 This Section of this Practice Direction applies to arbitration claims to which Section I of Part 62 applies.
  • 1.2 In this Section “the 1996 Act” means the Arbitration Act 1966.
  • 1.3 Where a rule provides for a document to be sent, it may be sent –
    • (1) by first class post;
    • (2) through a document exchange; or
    • (3) by fax, electronic mail or other means of electronic communication.

62.3 – Starting the claim

Court List
Admiralty and Commercial Registry at the Royal Courts of Justice, London Commercial list
Technology and Construction Court Registry, St. Dunstan’s House, London TCC list
District Registry of the High Court (where mercantile court established) Mercantile list
District Registry of the High Court (where arbitration claim form marked “Technology and Construction Court” in top right hand corner) TCC list

62.4 – Arbitration claim form


  • 3.1 The court may exercise its powers under rule 6.15 to permit service of an arbitration claim form at the address of a party’s solicitor or representative acting for him in the arbitration.
  • 3.2 Where the arbitration claim form is served by the claimant he must file a certificate of service within 7 days of service of the arbitration claim form.

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