Authors: David Williams QC, Amokura Kawharu, Wendy Miles QC, Anna Kirk, Daniel Kalderimis

Williams and Kawharu on Arbitration is well recognised for its excellence. Since the first edition was published in 2011, it has been cited on several occasions by the New Zealand courts as an authoritative interpretation of arbitral practice in New Zealand, including by the Supreme Court in Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd t/a Zurich New Zealand v Cognition Education Ltd [2014] NZSC 188 and in Carr v Cook Gallaway Allan [2014] NZSC 75; won the JF Northey Prize 2012 for best legal treatise; and been reviewed favourably numerous times both in New Zealand and internationally.


• Researched and written by a high profile author team who have extensive practical and theoretical knowledge of both domestic and international arbitration.
• Comprehensive in-depth analysis of the Arbitration Act 1996 as well as concepts and decisions relating to arbitration generally which places NZ arbitration in its wider international context
• Practical and topical the first edition was the winner of the Legal Research Foundations JF Northey Memorial Book Award for 2011