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  • Wednesday 9 October 2019 Tactics following Court of Appeal mandatory ADR order Paths to settlement will vary but parties will also need an ADR strategy from the outset.
  • Wednesday 25 September 2019 The Overriding Objective and ADR The Overriding Objective will be a key argument for parties to advance
  • Tuesday 3 September 2019 Court Orders ADR without party consent Moylan LJ observes that "the Court's engagement has progressed significantly" since the leading case on mediation was decided when ordering ADR
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019 Fixed Recoverable Costs: It’s not about the drill Mediation offers an essential tool to litigators within a FRC regime to achieve both client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Saturday 11 May 2019 Halsey - unreasonable failure to mediate to be reviewed ......the recommendations of the CJC in its report give parties to litigation a clear marker of the direction of travel.
  • Monday 29 April 2019 Fixed Recoverable Costs - changes? Will MoJ entertain changes to FRC figures recommended in July 2017 for an April 2020 commencement?
  • Friday 12 April 2019 Fixed Recoverable Costs: effective now? ...for some organisations the extension could have an impact on business and pricing decisions already made.
  • Friday 5 April 2019 Wake up and sell the coffee! The Consultation provides the opportunity for the legal profession not to wake up and smell but to wake up and sell the coffee!
  • Tuesday 19 March 2019 Courts to insist on Mediation An ADR strategy will be needed from outset as Courts appoint ADR liaison Committee
  • Wednesday 20 February 2019 A Brexit Negotiation - a tale of former times Could there be a better way to resolve Brexit? A tale of another unresolved negotiation
  • Wednesday 6 February 2019 Mediation Works The issues of costs and costs budgeting in context of new mediation recommendations by CJC
  • Thursday 17 January 2019 Mediation and Dispute Resolution in 2019 Predictions about ADR in clinical negligence claims in 2019 for Temple Legal Protection
  • Tuesday 15 January 2019 #N2M 2020 - the Notice to Mediate The CJC suggested an alternative might be to introduce a Notice to Mediate procedure modelled on the British Columbia Notice to Mediate
  • Thursday 3 January 2019 New Year Irresolution It is clear that there is going to need to be greater consideration at an earlier stage of the ADR options. Will you be ready?
  • Monday 31 December 2018 More New Year Resolution .......but it has to be anticipated that the judiciary will be more rigorous when looking at reasons to mediate and cases being prepared for issue in January 2019 should anticipate that change.
  • Friday 21 December 2018 New Year Resolution The year ended with the CJC publishing it recommendations on ADR. The big question in this pre-Brexit period of governmental paralysis is whether anything will happen?
  • Tuesday 30 October 2018 CJC Final ADR Report: Planning for mandatory mediation Perhaps you would be better prepared to advise clients when reading the CJC Report by posing to yourself the question: “What if mediation were mandatory?”
  • Tuesday 11 September 2018 Managing Mediation I thought it interesting to share some preliminary ideas as to what might comprise a mediation checklist. What are the factors that might provide an indicator that mediation might be considered as a settlement tool? I thought it interesting to share some preliminary ideas as to what might comprise a mediation checklist.
  • Wednesday 11 July 2018 CEDR Audit 2018: the A2J issue This latest survey [raises] significant "A2J" issues (or "A2R" - access to resolution) and should provide food for thought for the CMC, CJC and other policymakers.
  • Monday 11 June 2018 Lord Chief Justice: modernisation, resolution and mediation. Other parts of the speech.....confirm a significant shift in the approach of the judiciary to civil litigation.
  • Tuesday 1 May 2018 MoJ Keen on more Fixed Costs & QOCS ........there is Government support for reforms that extend to most areas of civil justice and which would have a significant impact on lawyers, clients and the future provision of litigation services.
  • Tuesday 27 March 2018 Mandatory / Automatic Mediation? Earlier this month I attended the Civil Justice Council which held a workshop to discuss the interim recommendations and responses.......
  • Tuesday 20 February 2018 What does the ADR consumer want? A key question for the March CJC Workshop For my part the key issue that should lie at the heart of the workshop and any recommendations is to determine what the clients want?
  • Sunday 31 December 2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution:the CJC explores the options The Civil Justice Council will not have been short of reading matter over the Christmas break as it considers the various responses to its ADR Consultation.
  • Friday 3 November 2017 Maximising ADR - a one way street The deliberate use of the word “maximised” confirms that, in the view of the senior Judiciary the question to be addressed is not whether or not ADR should be used but how much and how often...
  • Tuesday 26 September 2017 Building ADR in to Civil Justice Reform The UK civil courts have embarked on a transformative journey that is part evolutionary, part revolutionary and inevitably partly digital. In this brief article I will outline those changes that incorporate longstanding judicial support for ADR.........
  • Sunday 10 September 2017 Insurance Act Anniversary: No news is.....? At midnight on 11 August 2017 the insurers’ faithful servant expired: the last commercial insurance policy based on the Marine Insurance Act 1906 ended and on renewal the Insurance Act 2015 applied.
  • Thursday 10 August 2017 Autonomous vehicles: the Bank of England takes a Prudential View With Parliament taking a break for the summer we now have to wait until the Autumn for the Bill that will provide the legal underpinning of the changes to UK motor insurance that anticipates the introduction of autonomous vehicles.
  • Sunday 2 July 2017 Insurance Act: the first issues to be decided The Airmic Conference this year (June 2017) saw the publication of a paper considering the experience of practitioners in the ten months since implementation of the Insurance
  • Friday 23 June 2017 Andrew Marr, Mediation, Corbyn and the Maybot I was fortunate to attend the Airmic Conference (discussing mediation - amongst other things) and to be in the audience in Birmingham just a few days after the General Election to hear Andrew Marr's thoughts on the outcome and the campaigns themselves.
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9 Oct 2019

Tactics following Court of Appeal mandatory ADR order

Paths to settlement will vary but parties will also need an ADR strategy from the outset.

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