ADR won’t stay second choice for long

Private dispute resolution will pave the way for party controlled and economical mediation between parties in finance disputes, believes Michae

10 Jun 2014

Property mediation in the post-Jackson and Mitchell world

Changing attitudes and a shift in the litigation landscape have created a fertile environment for alternative dispute resolution in property disputes, says Sar

30 May 2014

The benefits of arbitration in international transaction disputes

The promise of finality in a private environment are just some of the benefits of using arbitration, says John Tackaberry Q

30 Apr 2014

Practitioners overlook arbitration when resolving patent infringement

Recognised arbitral bodies are responsible for promoting the multitude of advantages arbitration employs as a preferred choice for patent disputes, says Clive

31 Mar 2014

The changing face of property dispute resolution

Charles Brown looks at recent initiatives to provide ADR procedures that are "fit fo

07 Jan 2014

Family mediation needs more support from government

With lingering tension between lawyers and mediators, alternative dispute resolution must be given greater practical encouragement by judges and government if it is to 
become mainstream, says Graha

16 Dec 2013

Judicial encouragement in litigation should not be taken lightly

Mediation may seem like a box-ticking exercise, but take heed of Lord Jackson's guidance not to ignore an offer of alternative dispute resolution, says Davi

10 Dec 2013

Arbitration costs ‘much more’ than litigation

Judges more incentivised than arbitrators to keep costs down, says Lord Neuberge

14 Nov 2013

Do not ignore a reasonable request to talk things over

Mediation is back in the spotlight and, as the recent PGF II case shows, failing to engage could lead to costs sanctions, warns Jaso

06 Nov 2013