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Westlb AG London Branch v Pan - tribunal should not recuse itself on basis of party's unsubstantiated belief that it can have no confidence in it

A tribunal should not recuse itself from hearing a case simply because a party claims to lack confidence in them. The issue is whether there are grounds for such confidence to be lacking such that an observer would believe there to be a real possibility the tribunal was biased: otherwise it is as wrong to yield to a "tenuous or frivolous objection" as it is to ignore a proper objection.

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