With opening itself to globalisation and foreign investment, India is eying to become a global hub for commerce. Arbitration, as a quasi-judicial system, is increasingly be used in responding to the concomitant commercial disputes that arise from this increased trade and investment.
In this fascinating article Rajat Singla, an India-based engineer and Masters of Law candidate at UNSW, interviews users and experts of arbitration. The focus is on professionals from the Indian civil infrastructure industry who have experience in dealing with construction disputes in Indian arbitrations. Following the ‘life cycle’ of a dispute Rajat explores their challenges and insights on the Indian arbitration system.