Who has been appointed as the Member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal of London?

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Rahul Rajpoot asked 13-May-2019 in Current affair by Rahul Rajpoot

Who has been appointed as the Member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal of London?

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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 13-Jun-2019 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

The retired Judge of Supreme Court, Justice (Retired) KS Radhakrishnan has been appointed as the member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal, London. The Headquarter of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal is in London. He has been appointed for a period of 4 year to serve as a member of the Tribunal between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2023.

Who has been appointed as the Member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal of London?

Retired Justice KS Radhakrishnan has been the judge of the Supreme Court from November 2009 to May 2014. Before becoming the Justice of Supreme Court, he served as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir High Court as well. Basically he belongs to Kerala, where he enrolled as an advocate in the year 1983. During the period of legal practice, he made his appearance before the Kerala High Court and subordinate courts in Kerala too. He has been also the standing counsel for the entities like the Cochin University of Science and Technology, State Bank of India, State Bank of Travancore, Kerala State Cooperative for Rubber Marketing Federation and the State’s Trading Corporation of India.

However, some of the famous cases which attracted the public eye were also dealt by Justice Radhakrishnan as the Supreme Court Judge are the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vs. Sahara Case, National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) Case which ruled that the transgender persons should be recognized as a third gender, and Jallikattu Case of 2014.
The Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal was established by the Heads of Government in 1965, and took over many of the functions of the United Kingdom Government's Commonwealth Relations Office. The Secretariat was formed about 54 years ago in 1965. The 1966 Act had been interpreted by English court which allows the courts to carry out the supervisory jurisdiction under the Arbitration Act 1996 for the Commonwealth's Arbitration Tribunal, which had been proposed to be the sole organ to arbitrate on matters related to the Secretariat's operations in the United Kingdom.