कभी-कभी यह तर्क दिया है कि मध्यस्थता के रूप में ही एक निर्णायक के रूप में अच्छा है, और अंतरराष्ट्रीय मध्यस्थता में दोष गरीब मध्यस्थों के लिए जिम्मेदार ठहराया जा सकता है कि. यह एक जटिल मुद्दा oversimplifies जबकि, सही पंच चुनने किसी भी मध्यस्थता में सबसे महत्वपूर्ण कदमों में से एक है. एक विशिष्ट मध्यस्थ विवाचन खंड में निर्दिष्ट किया जाता जब तक, which is rare (and dangerous, since arbitrators can die, creating jurisdictional problems), parties may choose anyone they would like to serve as arbitrator, regardless of his or her location, if they have no conflict of interests with that individual.
In order to have a well-run arbitration procedure, with little risk of an arbitration award being overturned before a State court after being rendered, it is important to choose an arbitrator with significant experience in arbitration procedure and law, along with relevant expertise in the matter in dispute, who does not have a conflict of interests, and who is fully fluent in the language of the arbitration. For certain highly-specialized fields, such as space law, expertise in the specific field in dispute may be essential, but for most disputes, knowledge of arbitration process tends to be more useful than prior industry expertise to ensure a well-run arbitration and award.
While we have considerable experience serving as arbitrators and few conflicts, and would gladly be nominated or recommend another arbitrator to serve in your arbitration, you will find the following online tools, especially those of the French IAI and the Swiss ASA below, to be useful in selecting a well-qualified arbitrator.
Please visit https://www.international-arbitration-attorney.com/selecting-arbitrators/ to access these online resources.