African Insights: how to draft effective arbitration clauses

23 July 2015

Our previous edition of African Insights considered the reasons why arbitration is emerging as the preferred method of dispute resolution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

This publication identifies a number of key issues which should be addressed when drafting an arbitration clause, such as the seat of the arbitration, arbitral rules, confidentiality, the number and qualifications of arbitrators, the language in which the hearing will be held and the governing law.