Arbitration Calderbank letter

A sample template Calderbank letter, for an offer to settle a matter of arbitration. Calderbank offers and offers made under Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules, are offers made to settle a dispute, usually the amount of the rent, on a without prejudice basis, except that the existence of the offer to settle may be brought to the attention of an arbitrator, an independent expert or a court if he or she has discretion when it comes to determining the matter of costs.

IMPORTANT: Calderbank offers are binding offers to settle. You should ensure you have the appropriate authorisations and/or consents from your client and any other appropriate parties before such offers are made.