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Arbitration and Conciliation

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 has been enacted to consolidate and amend the law relating to domestic arbitration, international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign awards as also to define the law relating to conciliation and for matters connected therewith.

India has adopted the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 1985 and UCITRAL Conciliation Rules 1980 while enacting the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

The main objects of the Act are as follows:

  1. To comprehensively cover international and commercial arbitration and conciliation as also domestic arbitration and conciliation;
  2. Make provision for an arbitral procedure which is fair, efficient, and capable of meeting the needs of the specific arbitration;
  3. To minimize the supervisory role of the courts n the arbitral process;
  4. Permits Arbitral Tribunal to refer the dispute for mediation, conciliation or other procedure during the arbitral proceedings to encourage settlement of dispute;
  5. To provide that every final award is enforced in the same manner as if it were a decree of the court;
  6. Minimize the grounds of appeal arising out of final award;
  7. To provide that a settlement agreement arising out of conciliation, mediation or any settlement procedure shall have the same status and effect as an arbitral award on agreed terms on the substance of the dispute rendered by an arbitral tribunal;
  8. For purpose of enforcement of foreign award arising out of two conventions namely New York Convention and Geneva Convention.

Infini Juridique is well equipped to handle Commercial Arbitration in India. The Firm has an experienced team of lawyers who have been providing necessary support to its clients in handling all kinds of Arbitration dispute arising out of Commercial Contract, Service Contract, Engineering Contracts, International Joint Venture Contracts, Construction Contracts etc.

The firm is well equipped to assist its clients on drafting Arbitration Agreements, time to time advise to clients on disputes arising out of contracts, timely intervention and invocation of arbitration, assisting clients in approaching the Courts for interim orders for protection of its property during the arbitral proceedings, drafting of appeals, execution of awards etc.