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HMRC pilot aims to improve tax dispute resolution
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2012

Over the last decade one of the most significant changes in litigation has been the growth of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) mechanisms and the proportion of cases resolved outwith the traditional court room setting


The choice of arbitration seat what difference does it make?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2012

As the dust begins to settle on the first round of the battle between Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich, and as a further duo of Russian oligarchs prepare to enter the gladiatorial arena of the London courts, one might be forgiven for thinking that with London apparently becoming an “obvious” venue for litigation, the decision of where to base arbitration is similarly easy


Virtual pets and arbitration clauses
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2012

The case of Abreu v. Slide Inc and Google Inc is a case about a virtual world with virtual pets and virtual objects that can be purchased with real money


Arbitration in Scotland - an increase in popularity?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010, the law relating to arbitration in Scotland was considered by many to be outdated and unsatisfactory, with many parties choosing to resolve their disputes by other means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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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