With lingering tension between lawyers and mediators, alternative dispute resolution must be given greater practical encouragement by judges and government
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
Judges more incentivised than arbitrators to keep costs down, says Lord Neuberge
Mediation is back in the spotlight and, as the recent PGF II case shows, failing to engage could lead to costs sanctions, warns Jaso
Colin Gibson welcomes the Supreme Court decision providing clear support for arbitration clauses choosing England as the dispute resolutio
IT expert warns of 'inevitable move' away from sole practices and smal
Alternative dispute resolution, by its nature, ?must be entered into willingly by both parties. Julian Copeman asks to what extent ?lawyers have a duty to
The Court of Appeal has stressed that there are legitimate circumstances when mediation ?is not appropriate, but if a party is found to have unreasonably r
DJ Richard Chapman talks to Jean-Yves Gilg about why he believes the role of district judges must radically change and procedures be overhauled if county c
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