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They should’ve mediated early!

  There is a Court rule whereby costs incurred by a lawyer cannot be disproportionate to the claim. This is recently being imposed on parties, reducing the costs which they can claim. Nonetheless the costs claimed are still high and this should be borne in mind when...

Brexit and ADRexit

Please see link below for an article about EU and ADR – benefits which would be lost if we exited the EU. The EU has spent funds on setting up the ODR Platform and is offering 1m euros of grants to ADR providers in the EU to link up with the ODR system which...

Remain in the EU

With a week to go until the EU Referendum, ProMediate is in favour of staying in the EU. Leaving would be bananas. We are in favour of the EU’s efforts to increase ADR in the EU and the UK and the improvements in civil procedure throughout the EU, like the EU...

Disability rights complaints

  It is not just complaints about goods and services that can be dealt with by Alternative dispute resolution. Customers may complain about access to those goods and services. This has been highlighted by the case which has gone to the Supreme Court concerning...