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High Court comments on mediation in Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Philip Lee (trading as "Cropton Brewery") 2011 EWHC 1879 (CH)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer

Adjudicator answers correct question, so decision enforced in Urang Commercial Ltd v Century Investments Ltd and Eclipse Hotels (Luton) Ltd 2011 EWHC 1561 TCC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 6 2011

Edwards-Stuart J in the Technology and Construction Court considered applications for summary judgment in two separate adjudication enforcement actions, brought by a contractor against an employer

Government launches Dispute Resolution Commitment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The government has launched a new Dispute Resolution Commitment, which renews and strengthens the ADR Pledge made in 2001

Responses to government's consultation on Solving Disputes in the County Courts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The new Dispute Resolution Commitment is the latest in a series of government moves to encourage the use of ADR mechanisms, including negotiation, mediation and neutral evaluation

Court of Appeal rules that expert has no jurisdiction in Barclays Bank Plc v Nylon Capital LLP 2011 EWCA CIV 826

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 6 2011

In this case, the Court of Appeal considered whether there should be a stay of court proceedings pending expert determination under an agreement between the parties

HMRC publishes litigation and settlement strategy and ADR draft guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

HMRC is seeking comments on the draft guidance to staff for the implementation of the revised litigation strategy published in July 2011

Ministry of Justice consultation on promoting greater recourse to ADR

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2011

In our first ADR e-bulletin of this year we reported that the UK government had publicly committed to a greater use of mediation and other forms of ADR in the civil justice system

Government publishes research on judicial mediation in employment tribunals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 8 2011

The Ministry of Justice has published the results of an evaluation of the judicial mediation service piloted in three regions of England by the Employment Tribunal Service

Webinar on recent ADR developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 8 2011

On 5 April 2011, Herbert Smith held a webinar to update clients and contacts from a range of industry sectors on ADR developments

New guidance on workplace mediation produced by the TUC and ACAS

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 31 2011

In a newly published document entitled "Mediation: A guide for trade union representatives", ACAS and the TUC provide guidance in relation to the use of mediation in workplace disputes, with a view to raising awareness amongst trade union representatives of the benefits of mediation