Personal injury mediation: Time for a change?

Although the use of mediation in PI cases is low, failure to comply with a request to mediate a claim can come at a considerable cost, says Andre

Encouraging negotiation without lawyers

New legislation is expanding the use of ADR in disputes between consumers and traders. What will this mean for lawyers and for the parties involved, asks Geoffre

ADR: Alternative or preferred form of dispute resolution?

Firms need a cost-effective way of helping clients avoid high court fees, explains Georgin

Pulling at the lead

Consent remains at the heart of arbitration law, but the concept has had to become more elastic as the dispute resolution procedure has evolved into new areas, says Henr

How can China become a more attractive venue for international arbitrations?

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators discusses the success factors of foreign arbitration models and how these can be applied to dispute resolution processes i

Bargaining power

The time is right for increased use of ADR in professional negligence cases, argue Robert Crossingham and Stewar