06 August 2019

What happens when mediation becomes mandatory?

For so long the idea of mandatory mediation has caused controversy and consternation in equal measure.  What is changing?  The prevailing wisdom now acknowledges the Courts are expensive, slow, under-funded and under-resourced with too few Judges and too little IT.

08 July 2019

Preserving hares, ODR and the rule of law

In what remains of this Parliament two bills bear scrutiny and neither of them have anything to do with Brexit.

04 July 2019

Brazil’s tradition with Public International Law Arbitrations

Few countries have supported arbitration as its preferred method for dispute resolution as Brazil. Indeed, arbitration, in particular in Public International Law, has been a constant event in the South American country´s history.

10 June 2019

ADR and ODR – lawyers’ salvation

Lawyers are facing a Perfect Storm in the coming 12 months.  Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) for claims up to £100,000 are just around the corner