Arbitration (7 May – 11 June)

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Arbitration News English Court of Appeal considers disclosure of arbitral appointments in related or overlapping references Herbert Smith Freehills – 6 June Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the case of Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 817. The English Court of Appeal had to decide whether an arbitrator could ‘accept multiple appointments with overlapping reference and one …

Arbitration (28 March – 11 May)

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Arbitration News White & Case partner Dipen Sabharwal discusses the 2018 International Arbitration Survey White & Case – 9 May White & Case have partnered with the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London to produce the 2018 International Arbitration Survey. Dipen Sabharwal highlights the key findings of the survey in a video within the article, including that …

ODR and Mediation- A Marriage Made in Heaven?

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Ask most mediators and they will tell that ODR is not true mediation and is a threat to mediators. Why? The three main reasons are: 1.    Disagreement about what ODR means. Mediators disagree about what ODR means and confuse the different types. ODR 1 is the automated algorithm-based systems used by the likes of Google or eBay to resolve complaints. …

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Q&A with Stephen Walker

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Bloomsbury Professional catch up with mediator and author, Stephen Walker. 1- What interests you about mediation? Being part of the process of getting deals done so that people can resolve their disputes and get on with their lives. Seeing how people take decisions in circumstances of stress and how they re -think what they really want. Seeing how different people see the …

International Issues in Children’s Cases – A Post-Court Lecture

Jenny Lank Family Law, Immigration & Nationality Law, Mediation 0 Comments

We are delighted to present this timely post-court lecture for all family law, immigration law and mediation practitioners on Wednesday, 17th May, 2017. The evening will be chaired by The Rt Hon. Lord Justice McFarlane with lectures from Madeleine Reardon (1KBW) and Kathryn Cronin (Garden Court Chambers). Book your place: Visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/international-issues-in-children-cases-tickets-32054009405 Seminar Details: Chair: The Rt Hon. Lord Justice McFarlane …

Adjudication for the Process Industry

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(Should s105 of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (1996) be revised?) Peter Phillips & Martin Green Introduction: In the late nineties, the UK building and construction industry was worth about £65 billion with about 163,000 firms employing almost 2 million people, nearly a quarter of whom were self-employed (National Audit Office, 2001). The industry at that time had …

Mediation offers justice

David Richbell Mediation 0 Comments

I’ve been a commercial mediator for over twenty years and the vast majority (probably over 80% in that period) of the cases I mediated have settled. This is not personal bragging as most mediators would quote the same settlement rate. It just demonstrates that, when parties in dispute take control of the situation, deals happen. They happen for a variety …

Mediators need to be prepared for the updated Civil Procedure Rules following the Jackson report

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In the wake of the Jackson reforms new guidance has just been published to ensure that lawyers and practitioners now fully understand the position of mediation law within the context of the Civil Procedure Rules. Leading law publisher Bloomsbury Professional has just made available a new title, Mediation Law and Civil Practice.  Its purpose is to ensure that lawyers and mediators are fully …