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Multi-Contract Disputes And Conflicting Dispute Resolution Clauses: Hong Kong Court Confirms The Proper Approach To Determine The Tribunal’s Jurisdiction

Briefing
28 February 2024
2 MIN READ
2 AUTHORS

The Hong Kong Court has clarified the proper approach when analysing dispute resolution clauses in related contracts and the scope of the tribunal’s jurisdiction, confirming that the “centre of gravity” of the issue in dispute is a key factor when deciding which resolution clause is “closer” to the issue and ought therefore be applied. The Court also commented on issues which can arise when the notice of arbitration is improperly drafted.

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