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As with so much in arbitration, representation is the choice of the party. Read on to learn more.
There is no prescribed approach in the Model Law.

Most parties to an international arbitration will choose to be represented and, indeed, some parties will opt for a significantly sized legal team as something of a “show of force”. There is, though, in most jurisdictions no requirement that a party’s representative is a lawyer. Indeed, there may be instances where having another specialist professional, perhaps an engineer or surveyor, maybe distinctly advantageous to the party concerned.

Indeed, there are a number or arbitration practitioners, highly experienced and well-regarded, who are non-lawyers.

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