The arbitration case brought by the Pearl Consortium led by the UAE’s Dana Gas against Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over a contractual dispute has kicked off in London with the tribunal meeting for the first time to deliberate the case, MEES understands.

The tribunal includes Lord Leonard Hoffmann, a prominent arbitrator and retired Law Lord, who was one of the arbitrators in the case brought by Dow Chemical against Kuwait at the International Chamber of Commerce. (CONTINUED - 508 WORDS)