ADR

Calls for ADR to beat impending ‘tsunami’ of civil claims

A backlog of civil cases, ineffective IT and covid-19-related claims will trigger a “tsunami” of litigation in the civil justice system, a report warns

01 Jul 2020

New digital dispute resolution platform for volume covid-19 disputes

A new online framework enabling expedited dispute resolution has gone live to help businesses before it is too late.

12 Jun 2020

SDT decision exposes unfairness

A solicitor who misled a law firm and a mediator was struck off after that firm reported him to the SRA, despite his firm deciding to deal with it internally

26 May 2020

Why ADR methods can never replace the true justice of legal aid

Proposals for a ‘third way’ to resolve low level family disputes involving children through an ADR model are doomed for lack of funding, says Davi

08 Aug 2019

Brave new world for civil litigators: get ready for dispute resolution ‘family s

Gareth Ledsham prepares civil law practitioners for embracing judge-led dispute resolution through FD

08 Aug 2019

The couple that arbitrates together…

Philip Hunter considers what a new arbitration scheme designed to avoid forum shopping will mean for international marriag

22 Aug 2017

Family mediators call on lawyers and judges to be more supportive

Initiative is reminder to family lawyers of their duty to consider all dispute resolutio

23 Jan 2017

Calls for ADR renewed as ‘Divorce Month’ begins

Family charity calls for greater take-up of out-of-court options for separatin

03 Jan 2017

Briggs LJ: Mid-value mediation gap ‘needs to be filled’

New online court to have an ‘absolutely central role’ in empowering parties to resolve civi

11 Oct 2016