Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: ADR & Mediation

Moore Barlow launches ‘The Surrey Initiative’

Firm urges others to support it seeking family law reform for out-of-court options

08 Oct 2020

Withers recruits former AG as consultant global counsel

Withers has recruited former attorney general Geoffrey Cox MP to its international law team as consultant global counsel

28 Sep 2020

Busting the litigation backlog

Tony Guise explains how technology and ADR can overcome the tsunami of litigation

09 Sep 2020

Calls for ADR to beat impending ‘tsunami’ of civil claims

A backlog of civil cases, ineffective IT and covid-19-related claims will trigger a “tsunami” of litigation in the civil justice system, a repo

01 Jul 2020

New digital dispute resolution platform for volume covid-19 disputes

A new online framework enabling expedited dispute resolution has gone live to help businesses before it is too late.

12 Jun 2020

SDT decision exposes unfairness

A solicitor who misled a law firm and a mediator was struck off after that firm reported him to the SRA, despite his firm deciding to deal w

26 May 2020

Alternative dispute resolution forums: lessons from liberalisation

Solicitors need to identify and build on their strengths to demonstrate the value they bring compared to alternative types of representatives, says Mark Fl

01 Jan 2020

Child contact charity reports fall in solicitors’ referrals

The proportion of referrals from solicitors to the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) has fallen by 46 percentage points sinc

16 Oct 2019

Why ADR methods can never replace the true justice of legal aid

Proposals for a ‘third way’ to resolve low level family disputes involving children through an ADR model are doomed for lack of funding, says Davi

08 Aug 2019

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