Radisson Hotels APS Danmark v Hayat Otel 2023 EWHC 892 Comm - 21 April 2023
The claim between the Claimant ("Radisson") and the Defendant ("Hayat") arises out of an ICC Arbitration (the "Arbitration"), commenced in October 2018. Radisson is the Respondent and Hayat is the Claimant in the Arbitration. The Arbitration is seated in London, England, and conducted pursuant to the 2017 ICC Rules ("ICC Rules").
Hayat is an indirect subsidiary of Bilgili Holding AS ("Bilgili Holding"), a Turkish holding company ultimately owned by the Bilgili family. Radisson is part of the Radisson Hotel Group, an international hotel management group.
The subject matter of the Arbitration concerns claims by Hayat relating to the management of a hotel in Turkey. Radisson has also brought a counterclaim for allegedly unpaid management fees.
The Tribunal originally constituted for the Arbitration comprised AB KC, BC KC and CD. AB KC is an Australian barrister. He was appointed by the ICC as Presiding Arbitrator. BC KC is an English barrister. She was nominated by Radisson as co- arbitrator. CD is a Turkish hospitality professional. She is not legally qualified. CD was nominated by Hayat as co-arbitrator.