Unlike proceeding at court, Arbitration is by agreement. This agreement may occur either at the time of contract or later at the time of dispute. Arbitration is a speedier, more economical and less confrontational method of resolving construction and other disputes and can take place while the work is underway. The procedure is governed by the Rules of Procedure of the British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute or those of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre, depending on the value of the dispute and the wishes of the parties. The principal has participated in both domestic and international arbitrations. He has acted both as the arbitrator, and as the representative or presenter for one of the parties to the arbitration.
Some arbitrations we have been involved with are:
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