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Updated Jackson ADR Handbook published

A new (second) edition of the Jackson ADR Handbook was published on 8 September 2016. The original edition of the Handbook (see our bulletin here) was published in 2013 as one of the suite of measures recommended by Lord Justice Jackson in … Continue reading

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UK: Jackson ADR Handbook published

The publication today by OUP of the "Jackson ADR Handbook" (the Handbook) forms part of the suite of measures introduced earlier this month to reform civil litigation in England and Wales. The Handbook is intended to inform litigants, lawyers and judges … Continue reading

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Lord Justice Jackson emphasises role of ADR in resolving disputes

Lord Justice Jackson has recently strongly endorsed the central role ADR has to play in our civil litigation landscape. A recommendation in his January 2010 report on civil litigation costs was that all litigation lawyers and judges should be properly … Continue reading

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Responses to government’s consultation on solving disputes in the County Courts

The new Dispute Resolution Commitment is the latest in a series of government moves to encourage the use of ADR mechanisms, including negotiation, mediation and neutral evaluation.¬†The¬†government’s consultation “Solving disputes in the County Courts: creating a simpler, quicker and more … Continue reading

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Ministry of Justice consultation on promoting greater recourse to ADR

The UK government had publicly committed to a greater use of mediation and other forms of ADR in the civil justice system. To coincide with an announcement to Parliament regarding the government’s reaction to its consultation on the Jackson recommendations … Continue reading

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Filed under ADR, Government proposals and consultations, Mediation Directive, UK

Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of Civil Litigation Costs – views on ADR

The final report in Lord Justice Jackson’s year-long costs review was published on 14 January 2010. Lord Justice Jackson does not recommend any rule changes in relation to ADR. Instead he emphasises the need to educate practitioners and the public … Continue reading

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