Jivraj v Hashwani ruling confirms arbitrators are not subject to equality laws
The Supreme Court has handed down a landmark judgment today (27 July) confirming that arbitrators are not employees and therefore fall outside of UK equality laws. The judgment, which overturns a Court of Appeal decision that arbitrators were employees for the purposes of the Employment Equality Regulations, confirms London's position as a leading centre for international arbitration.
The Supreme Court has handed down a landmark judgment today (27 July) confirming that arbitrators are not employees and therefore fall outside of UK equality laws.
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