Methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Early Neutral Evaluation

15 October 2019

One of the features of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), which govern court procedure in civil actions in England and Wales, is encouraging parties to seek to resolve their dispute by means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), rather than litigating claims all the way to trial.

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Is the future of dispute resolution online?

5 April 2018

Last month we reported on the increasing drive in English litigation towards alternative means of resolving disputes, including proposals for the increased use of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). Now, the European Commission has published a report on the function of its online European Dispute Resolution platform, launched in January 2016. Interestingly, the report reveals that […]

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The Future of ADR

8 March 2018

As part of the increasing drive towards alternative means of dispute resolution (ADR), the Civil Justice Council’s ADR Working Group has published an interim report on the current and future role of various forms of ADR in civil disputes[1]. So what is the CJC likely to recommend? The essence of ADR is the deliberate creation […]

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