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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


ACAS reports increase in use of mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) published its annual report on 26 July 2010


Civil Mediation Council guidance on mediators' obligations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

Section 328 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (PoCA) provides that it is an offence for a person to be involved in an arrangement that he knows or suspects will facilitate the acquisition, retention, use or control of criminal property by or on behalf of another person


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


Coalition government announces plans to promote greater recourse to ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2011

The UK coalition government has publicly committed to a greater use of mediation and other forms of ADR in the civil justice system (see the Ministry of Justice website for more details


CEDR launches mediation service in Northern Ireland for smaller disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2011

On 21 October 2010 CEDR launched its CEDR Solve Northern Ireland Mediation Service


Consideration of adjudicator's jurisdiction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

In the recent case of Aedifice Partnership v Shah 2010 EWHC 2106, Mr Justice Akenhead in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), had to decide whether a party had adequately reserved its right to object to an adjudicator's jurisdiction


Endorsement of mediation by Court of Appeal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

In July of this year Lord Justice Mummery in the Court of Appeal endorsed the use of mediation as a dispute resolution tool in Pennock v Hodgson 2010 EWCA Civ 873


Ministry of Justice consultation on promoting greater recourse to ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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