Small Claims
Single Tier
Rules of Arbitration

For the trade,
By the trade,
With the trade

Impartial dispute resolution for every type of trade

An alternative single tier procedure by agreement of the parties, where no right of appeal exists and the dispute is determined by a sole arbitrator. To be applied it must be an agreed provision in writing at the time of the contract coming into force or subsequently when a dispute arises.

The rules are available free of charge to members.
Non-members can purchase the rules for £15.

The Small Claims Single Tier Rules of Arbitration cover:

  1. Appointment of arbitrator
  2. Procedure for claiming arbitration and time limits
  3. Lapse of claim
  4. Procedure for arbitrations
  5. Jurisdiction
  6. Procedure for arbitration awards
  7. General

Our Arbitration Services

The Guide to Arbitration and Appeals

Rules of Arbitration and Appeal

Rules of Arbitration for Brokerage, Commission and Interest

The Code of Practice for Arbitrators

Arbitrator Time Sheets

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Source: FOSFA International Membership Survey Results 2021