Tony Guise considers the merits of mandatory mediation

Reforms, reforms, reforms! The civil justice system has not seen such wholesale re-invigoration since the late 19th century. The question being asked by practitioners and commentators alike (with rising crescendo), is, do these reforms enable justice?

The question which ought to be asked, and not very often answered, is what society wants from the civil justice system?

This is an important debate and one that makes almost irrelevant the concern (as one commentator put it recently) that “… cutting litigators out at any point is … a key part of that controversy.”

St Mark – and the Solicitors Journal

St Mark put it this way: “The Sabbath was mad...

Tony Guise

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