Supreme Court ruling in Jivraj v Hashwani could face ECJ challenge
Last year's landmark Jivraj v Hashwani ruling on the employment status of arbitrators could be set for a challenge in the European courts, after Hashwani's lawyers took the case to the European Commission. City litigation firm Zaiwalla & Co has sent a complaint to the European Commission asking it to examine whether last year's closely-watched UK Supreme court judgment - which ruled that nationality and religion can be used as criteria in the selection and appointment of arbitrators - infringed EU law.
Last year’s landmark Jivraj v Hashwani ruling on the employment status of arbitrators could be set for a challenge in the European courts, after Hashwani’s lawyers took the case to the European Commission.
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