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Qatar crisis raises dispute resolution questions

Arbitration expert Gordon Nardell talks to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the effect Qatar’s diplomatic crisis could have on dispute resolution Arbitration expert Gordon Nardell talks to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the effect Qatar’s diplomatic crisis could have on dispute resolution.
By Verity Ratcliffe 20 March 2018 0 30068
An LNG carrier at Ras Laffan in Qatar. An LNG carrier at Ras Laffan in Qatar. (Statoil)

The diplomatic crisis between Qatar and many of its neighbouring states – which is now in its 10th month – raises important issues relating to legal disputes in the region. While its impact is largely limited to those with assets in both Qatar and the boycotting states, the issue could potentially affect oil and gas agreements. Gordon Nardell QC, a barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers specialising in energy, infrastructure and arbitration, discussed the impact of the crisis on dispute resolution.

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