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Sir Rupert Jackson fixed costs proposal includes mediation

Sir Rupert Jackson has published his report into fixed recoverable costs, which was left outstanding from his 2010 report. He remains on the search for the “holy grail” of proportionate litigation costs. He has recommended the introduction of a new...

Negotiation Quote of the week

Mr Barnier “How do you build a relationship based on trade and security to last with a country where you don’t have trust?” “I don’t hear any whistling – just a clock ticking”

Compulsory mediation ok

  In a recent judgement, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has stated that EU Member States can compel parties to mediate before raising an action in court. However, Member States cannot dictate how the mediation is to be conducted. The facts Banco Populare...