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Online Court

The Master of the Rolls has said the government had “declined to promote” primary legislation needed to set up a single Online Court, covering civil, family and tribunal claims. Instead the separate jurisdictions would remain, but be accessed by a single digital...

Business support for mediation

Herbert Smith Freehills has teamed up with PwC and IMI (International Mediation Institute) to identify key insights that emerge from the extensive voting data collected during the Global Pound Conference series. With a focus on the needs of corporate users of dispute...

Negotiation quote of the week

David Davis “One of the things that happens in negotiations is people try to set up deadlines, sometimes artificial deadlines, to put pressure on one element of the negotiation which they think is in their favour

Court Judgments on the rise against consumers

The number of county court judgments (CCJs) registered against consumers reached new heights this year, latest figures show. According to figures published on 17 May 2018 during the first three months of 2018 there were 305,877 judgments registered, more than double...

Mediation Awards

National Mediation Awards 2018 This year’s National Mediation Awards takes place on 9th October in London. Please put the event in your diaries – more details to follow.