The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is delighted to announce the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on alternative dispute resolution (ADR), which held its first meeting on 17 November in the Houses of Parliament.

Chaired by Justice Select Committee member John Howell OBE MP, the group will discuss the latest developments in ADR and promote its wider use. The group will act as a leading voice for ADR in the UK parliament, engaging with parliamentarians, the civil service, and other stakeholders to promote the wider use of ADR and alternatives to court in the public interest. Its launch comes at a time when the UK government is embarking on a radical civil ju...

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