Litigation Mediation & Arbitration

Guide on Commercial Dispute Resolution

Wherein arbitration is nowadays the most common and widespread medium for resolving such disputes. The country follows the civil law system with an inquisitive approach of the court. The Corporate Law wherein arbitration is nowadays the most common and widespread medium for resolving such disputes. The country follows the civil law system with an inquisitive… Read More

Publication of international adjudication decisions and arbitral awards: confidentiality v transparency

  Introduction In his entertaining and erudite address to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales[1], Lord Neuberger drew particular attention to the following wartime words of Lord Atkin in his famous (if not infamous) speech in Liversidge v Sir John Anderson[2], described in the Foreword to… Read More

Dispute Resolution - Do You Know The Facts?

Disputes are costing businesses in England and Wales an estimated £11.6 billion each year, with the average amount of resolving the dispute reaching nearly £17,000 in time and money. The largest cause of disputes? For 72% of small businesses, legal struggles are put down to late or non-payment. The data from the Federation of Small… Read More

More litigants in person a LASPO legacy

As virtually everyone in the legal profession will recall, warnings were sounded at every stage of the introduction of Part 1 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. LASPO would, many lawyers argued, deny access to justice for many individuals who might have wished to pursue civil litigation of some sort.… Read More

Could you be liable for costs of a litigation you were never a party to?

The English Court has very wide ranging powers when it comes to the question of costs of proceedings. Although, in English litigation, the usual rule is that the losing party pays a proportion of the winning party’s legal costs, in certain circumstances, the Courts may order a person who was not a party to the… Read More

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