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Arbitration in Scotland - an increase in popularity?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2011

Up until the introduction of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010, the law relating to arbitration in Scotland was considered by many to be unsatisfactory, with many parties choosing to resolve their disputes by other means

The Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 - a landmark decision

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2011

Up until the introduction of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010, the law relating to arbitration in Scotland was considered by many to be outdated and unsatisfactory, with many parties choosing to resolve their disputes by other means

Mediation - before and during the court process

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2011

We have been looking at the recommendations made by the Civil Justice Advisory Group ("CJAG") who published their report titled "Ensuring effective access to the appropriate and affordable dispute resolution" (the "Report") earlier this year

Should court rules encourage the use of ADR?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 24 2011

The Scottish courts have been subject to a wide ranging review with the "Scottish Civil Courts Review" (the "Gill Review") in September 2009

Funding legal education for the public

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2011

The Scottish courts have been subject to a wide ranging review with the "Scottish Civil Courts Review" (the "Gill Review") in September 2009

Dispute resolution clause could not prevent tribunal claim

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2011

The High Court has held that an arbitration clause in a law firm's partnership agreement was not effective to prevent a partner from bringing proceedings for whistle blowing and sex and pregnancy discrimination against her former firm (Clyde & Co LLP v Winkelhof

Attitudes to mediation

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Over the past six months, we have experienced a significant rise in the uptake of mediation as an alternative means of dispute resolution

Web-based guidance for dispute resolution

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2011

We have been looking at the series of recommendations for reform put forward by the Civil Justice Action Group in Scotland - and considering why the questions raised might be of wider interest

Dispute resolution - getting it right first time

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2011

For many reasons, the civil justice system is frequently seen as a last resort

Adopting a 'triage' approach to dispute resolution

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2011

We have been looking at the series of recommendations for reform put forward by the Civil Justice Action Group in Scotland - and considering why the questions raised might be of wider interest