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Boston University School of Law




Over two decades ago, in the now legendary Channel Tunnel Case, the British House of Lords (as it then was) was asked to provide judicial support for the efficient completion of a monumental construction project. The decision in that matter, penned by the late Lord Mustill, illustrates the delicate interplay between the dynamics of otherwise applicable law and the bespoke arbitration framework chosen by sophisticated parties to govern their dispute.


Published as: "Lord Mustill and the Channel Tunnel Case," 31 Arbitration International 363 (2015).

Adapted in 47 Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem 225 (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem) (July/September 2015)

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