ADR Practical Guide launched on the use of Mediation with Arbitration

Our London ADR team has launched the sixth guide in their series of ADR Practical Guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling under the banner of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), with a particular focus on mediation. Guide No. 6: ‘Use of Mediation with Arbitration’ provides a brief description of how mediation and … Read more

Unilateral jurisdiction clauses may not always be effective

Dispute resolution clauses that give one party the right to choose where disputes will be resolved are not uncommon, particularly in finance agreements. For example, an agreement may provide that the courts of a particular country have exclusive jurisdiction, but one of the parties, such as the lender, can opt to bring proceedings in another … Read more