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Pros and cons of common ADR processes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2012

We set out in this document a short discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most common dispute resolution processes under the

Approaches to ADR in arbitration and litigation proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa
  • September 22 2012

We asked local counsel in 21 African jurisdictions whether parties to litigation or arbitration were required to consider or submit to alternative dispute resolution procedures before or during proceedings

Clear wording is needed to constitute a submission to the jurisdiction of an adjudicator to resolve a dispute
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2012

In Clarke v JMD 2012 EWHC 2627 (TCC) the court found that the parties had not entered into an ad hoc adjudication, contrary to the adjudicator’s finding

Court annexed arbitration and mediation in New Delhi
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • February 25 2010

On 25 November 2009, in a renewed effort to promote alternate dispute resolution centres within the country, the Chief Justice of India opened the first Indian court annexed arbitration centre in New Delhi

Parties reach settlement in long-running Wembley litigation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

This summer, the dispute between Brookfield Construction (formerly Multiplex Construction) and Mott MacDonald (2010 EWHC 659 (TCC)) finally settled

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

Alternative dispute resolution e-bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 17 2012

Welcome to our first ADR e-bulletin of 2012

Parties cannot avoid Commercial Agents Regulations by choice of non-EU law and arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 29 2010

In Accentuate v Asigra 2009 EWHC 2655 (QB) the English High Court held it had jurisdiction to hear a claim for compensation under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, even though the relevant agreement was subject to a choice of Canadian law and arbitration and the Canadian arbitral tribunal had already ruled against the claim

Lord Justice Jackson's costs review views on ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2009

In January 2009 Lord Justice Jackson was appointed to lead a fundamental review of the rules and principles governing the costs of civil litigation and to make recommendations in order to promote access to justice at proportionate cost

Changes to the Industrial Relations Act in Singapore allow employees to pursue mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 8 2011

On 1 February 2011 amendments to the Industrial Relations Act were brought into force in Singapore