Insurance’s problem with a shrinking pool of arbitrators

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Mark Everiss, partner in insurance and reinsurance at Eversheds Sutherland, explores the practicalities of, and difficulties in, finding a competent impartial tribunal of arbitrators to determine insurance and reinsurance disputes.

A former Master of the Rolls, Sir George Jessel, said in 1880: “Arbitration clauses are generally found in insurance policies to prevent the delay and expense of litigation. 

“Quarrels on policies can

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