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Is there a role for ADR in employment disputes?

The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series is a unique and ambitious initiative to inform how civil and commercial disputes are resolved in the 21st century, collating views from over 4000 people at 28 conferences spanning 24 countries worldwide. Herbert Smith Freehills teamed … Continue reading

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UK: Arbitration – its growth, practical uses and limitations in an employment law context

There is a growing appetite to resolve employment disputes by arbitration.  This is the finding of the UK Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) which published its Report on Arbitration and Employment Disputes in November 2017.  The Report, a product of over two years … Continue reading

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UK: Recent Alternative Dispute Resolution review

Peter Frost, Partner and Head of Employment Disputes, recently contributed a review to David Liddle’s influential publication, Managing Conflict: A Practical Guide to Resolution in the Workplace. Peter praises Liddle’s approach to conflict in the workplace and describes the book as … Continue reading

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Singapore: Tripartism Updates

Labour policy in Singapore has long been handled collaboratively by the Government, employee unions and employers in what is known as the tripartism movement. This movement has now been formalised through the setting up of a corporate body, Tripartite Alliance … Continue reading

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UK: Arbitration and ADR in employment disputes

The Employment Lawyers' Association (ELA)  has established an Arbitration and ADR Group to consider the level of interest in arbitration to resolve employment disputes and the scope for its greater use in the future, along with early neutral evaluation, mediation … Continue reading

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UK: New HSF resources

Litigation blog post on a Court of Appeal ruling refusing to set aside a settlement agreement on the basis of new evidence indicating that the claimant’s case had been fraudulently exaggerated Briefing considering the implications from a legal perspective of a UK … Continue reading

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