ADR – A Level Playing Field

One of the biggest problem many parties face in traditional court litigation is the cost. Going to court is expensive, and with the courts overwhelmed and waiting lists for cases at an all time high, that cost keeps getting higher. It is an unfortunate reality that the party with the biggest resources can often simply […]

Compulsory ADR

The Civil Justice Council has reported that mandatory ADR is compatible with Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights and therefore lawful. The report was commissioned by the master of the rolls, a keen advocate for ADR, and is hopefully going to lead to a major change to dispute resolution. Whilst mediation has […]