- circumstances exist that give rise to justifiable doubts as to his impartiality;
- that he does not possess the qualifications required by the arbitration agreement;
- that he is physically or mentally incapable of conducting the proceedings or there are justifiable doubts as to his capacity to do so;
- that he has refused or failed—
- to properly conduct the proceedings, or
- to use all reasonable dispatch in conducting the proceedings or making an award.
How easy is it to remove an Arbitrator?
Arbitration is a private litigation process governed by certain rules agreed to by the parties involved including the appointment of a 3rd party to adjudicate the case From start to finish. A particular arbitration is governed either by ad- hoc rules, or by those from a body such as the LCIA or UNCITRL. However, the Arbitration Act 1996 provides statutory guidance on how arbitrations should be governed, how arbitrators should act and the assistance that the court can legally provide. One of the powers that the court has, is to remove the arbitrator, pursuant to Section 24 such removal must be based on one or more of the following: