Backos v WFW Global LLP and another

Arbitration – Agreement. The claimant's challenge to the finding of an arbitrator that she had jurisdiction failed. The Chancery Division held that, although the claimant had retired from his position as a member of two partnerships, the word 'member' in the phrase 'rights, duties and liabilities of any member' in the agreement that bound his employment had included someone who had been a member when the events had occurred.

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