Arbitration Law Monthly
Error of law: power of Court of Appeal to grant permission to appeal
Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd v Emmott  EWCA Civ 1285 is yet another instalment in the long-running dispute between the parties that has raged in both courts and in arbitration in different jurisdictions. Much important law in respect of arbitration has been made in the course of the proceedings. The present matter confirmed an issue that had been thought resolved, namely, if a judge hears an appeal from arbitrators on a point of law, and refuses permission for an appeal to the Court of Appeal, can the Court of Appeal itself grant such permission?
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