Date: 8 December, 2020
by Anmol Kaur Sidhu, UILS, Panjab University
CITATION – (2018) 11 SCC 328
DECIDED ON – April 20, 2017
BENCH – DIPAK MISRA, A.M. KHANWILKAR & MOHAN M. SHANTANAGOUDAR
TIMELINE OF FACTS
There was an agreement between the parties for the development of a property at Wood Street. As per the agreement if there arose any dispute between the parties it is to be settled through arbitration. So when a dispute arose the respondents issued a letter on October 21, 2009 indicating their nominee as the arbitrator. The person named by the respondents understood the nomination to be the appointment and addressed a letter to the petitioners herein on December 1, 2009.
In the present case, the respondents took it upon themselves to nominate an arbitrat