Gafta's internationally respected arbitration service provides parties who use our standard forms of contract with a system to resolve trade disputes in a fast and efficient manner.
All disputes are adjudicated by Arbitrators who have been assessed under the CPDP requirement and are Gafta qualified arbitrators. For information on appointing arbitrator(s) click here.
Gafta also offers an arbitration service for maritime disputes arising under the Gafta Charterparty. These disputes are adjudicated by our qualified arbitrators who are expert in maritime matters.
Additionally Gafta offers contracting parties an alternative to arbitration by using mediation to resolve any disputes. Mediation can be used at any time and is a useful way to assist parties in negotiating solutions whilst at the same time preserving trade relationships.
In order to maintain its high standards all Gafta Qualified Arbitrators and Mediators are registered on the Continuing Professional Development Programme to keep up-to-date on all contractual and arbitral issues.
List of arbitrators and mediators
For a list of all Gafta Qualified Arbitrators and Mediators, click here .
Gafta Dispute Resolution guide
Download our short Guide to Gafta dispute resolution. The guide covers Arbitration under Gafta No. 125, Simple Arbitration under Gafta No. 126, and Mediation under Gafta No. 127. .
Frequently Asked Questions
For frequently asked questions please click here .
Any party to a dispute is strongly advised to read the relevant Arbitration Rules No. 125 which are in force at the date of the contract.
The latest version is effective from 1st April 2012. For further information contact the Arbitration department.