Practice Notes: ADR & Mediation

Government divorce policy is ‘failing’, new figures show

Divorcing couples shun 'compulsory' mediation meetings and head straight t

11 Apr 2016

Permission to appeal under the Arbitration Act

Lawrence Jacobson attempts to reconcile the position adopted by the Court of Appeal in a trinity of leading cases relating to applications for permission t

15 Mar 2016

Shifting the weight of your experience: Becoming a family mediator

Austin Chessell shares his experience of moving into the field of family mediation and the challenges and liabilitie

15 Mar 2016

Government-backed scheme helps separated parents reach settlements

Chief executive of mediation service encourages ministers to 'learn from and extend' th

19 Feb 2016

Mediation matters in family disputes

Carla Ditz looks at the current perceptions of mediation and why it remains largely unrecognised and perhaps underappreciated by couples as a means to reso

16 Feb 2016

The enforcement question

Steve Jones discusses the factors that can delay an arbitration award in cases where the respondent is

15 Dec 2015

Developments in alternative dispute resolution

CIArb discusses the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on ADR and a new business arbitration scheme designed to provide companies with a quicker a

10 Dec 2015

Is arbitration a barrier to the courts?

CIArb responds to the New York Times' investigation into arbitration practice in th

12 Nov 2015

CIArb confirms sponsorship agreement with UCL

Two students specialising in litigation and dispute resolution will receive a prize for internationa

19 Oct 2015

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