It is possible to specify Scotland as the seat of arbitration in any domestic or international arbitration clause.
On this page you will find model clauses to submit an the arbitration will be run in accordance with the Rules of the Scottish Arbitration Centre.
Scottish Arbitration Centre Clause
The Scottish Arbitration Centre has released its own institutional rules for use where parties wish to have the Centre administer their arbitration.
Parties can incorporate a clause in their contracts to allow arbitration under the Rules of the Scottish Arbitration Centre as follows:
“Any dispute or difference arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and determined under the Rules of the Scottish Arbitration Centre. The seat of arbitration shall be [Scotland]. The number of arbitrators shall be [ one or three ]. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be [English].”