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On demand | Webinar | A reasonable opportunity to be heard

with Nicholas Longley

On demand | Online
A comprehensive, detailed exploration of this topic. Excellent powerpoints!

The Australian Uniform Commercial Arbitration Acts give the parties a statutory right to have a reasonable opportunity to present their case.

Nick explains the extent of this right by reference to recent Australian and International case law.

This webinar is relevant to arbitrators and legal practitioners who represent parties in arbitration proceedings.

The link to the recording of this webinar will remain active for at least 3 months from the date of purchase. We continue to consult with the given presenter as to whether extended availability is possible. We are therefore not able to guarantee access beyond 3 months.

About the presenter

Nicholas Longley
Experienced Arbitrator and Mediator
and Partner in the HFW Construction Team

Nick has 28 years of advising his clients on matters relating to construction and construction insurance law with a focus on arbitration relating to major infrastructure and energy-related projects. He has lived in Asia Pacific since moving to Hong Kong in 1998 and since then has predominantly worked on disputes in arbitration either as a party representative or as an arbitrator.

A fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Nick is on the list of arbitrators at the HKIAC and has been appointed by them as an arbitrator, the Asian International Arbitration Centre and is the Australian Resolution Institute Grade 3 arbitrator.

Nick is highly recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 for Construction and the International Who's Who includes him within their list of the World's leading construction lawyers. He is especially noted for assisting with large arbitrations arising from the construction of energy and infrastructure projects'. (Chambers Asia Pacific 2017)

Qualifications and Admissions

  • 1992: Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • 1999: Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong
  • 2003: Admitted as a solicitor in Victoria, Australia
  • 2011: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators