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UK Government to introduce automatic referral to ADR in smaller disputes

The government response has been published to its consultation on “Solving disputes in the County Courts: creating a simpler, quicker and more proportionate system”, which asked for views on compulsory mediation information sessions, automatic referral to mediation, and extenstion of … 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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