The Role of Fact Witness Evidence in International Arbitration

28 septembre 2023 Publications

Written by Raëd Fathallah and Suhaib Al-Ali

Published on The MENA Leading Arbitrators’ Guide to International Arbitration

Fact witnesses have a crucial role in international arbitration, which can often influence the dynamics and even determine the outcome of a dispute.  They play a predominant part in an advocate’s role in any given arbitration and should be at the heart of any case strategy.  Indeed, winning a case depends greatly on the advocacy of counsel and one of the most fundamental of such skills is an advocate’s ability to persuade the tribunal hearing the dispute that his/her client’s case should be the case that succeeds. In this vein, an effective persuasion technique lies in emphasizing the facts through testimony from fact witnesses. Read More