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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


Government publishes research on judicial mediation in employment tribunals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 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
  • 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


HMRC publishes litigation and settlement strategy and ADR draft guidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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HMRC is seeking comments on the draft guidance to staff for the implementation of the revised litigation strategy published in July 2011


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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Responses to government's consultation on Solving Disputes in the County Courts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

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


New guidance on workplace mediation produced by the TUC and ACAS
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 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


Scottish courts re-examine the scope of adjudicator's decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2011

In the 2010 case of WH Malcolm v AMEC 2010 CSOH152, the Scottish Outer House Court of Session returned to an often-raised subject, namely the scope of an adjudicator's decision