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A sting in the tail: ACAS Early Conciliation requirements take their toll on unwary claimants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2015

The ACAS Early Conciliation Scheme came into force in April 2014 and has been lauded for its part in the significant reduction in Employment Tribunal


One-stop adjudication the rational approach to dispute resolution
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2015

The Commercial Court has found that an arbitration clause in a consultancy services agreement was superseded by a dispute resolution clause in a


Charterparty arbitration clauses: too much of a good thing?
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

It is a fact of commercial life that, at least with the benefit of hindsight, contracts are not always drafted clearly. Parties know what they intend


Under pressure: will the FOS provide accelerated dispute resolution?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

The FOS will soon be under increased pressure to reduce the time it takes to reach its decisions following the implementation of the EU Alternative


Commercial Court assesses power and limitations of “Chabra” jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2014

In the recent case of Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings v Unitech Ltd and others , the Commercial Court considered whether it had jurisdiction to grant


Defendant which unreasonably refused to mediate escapes costs sanctions
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2014

In Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Europe Ltd v BAE Systems (Al Diriyah C4I) Ltd (No 2), the High Court found that the defendant had been


TCC leads way in demonstrating effective case and cost management
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2014

CIP Properties (AIPT) Ltd v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd & Ors concerned an £18m construction dispute issued before 1 April 2014. At the review


Court rejects "capital" punishment
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2014

The Commercial Court recently heard an appeal from an arbitration which found that, in assessing damages for early redelivery, the shipowners were


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However


Injunction rejected for parties not subject to an arbitration
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2014

In Rochester Resources Limited & Ors v Leonid Lebedev & Anor the Commercial Court rejected an application for an injunction restraining New York