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Mediating megastars - keeping it private and solution focused
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Global
  • September 23 2016

News of megastars Brad Pitt's and Angelina Jolie's divorce has dominated newspapers and social media worldwide this week and is a timely reminder of


The Child Arbitration Scheme - resolving family disputes about children outside of court
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2016

Until now the Family Law Arbitration scheme, launched in 2012, has been exclusively for disputes relating to finance and property. The scheme has now


Alternatives to the family court process - new Family Law Children Arbitration Scheme to be launched
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2016

For many, the prospect of attending a court hearing to decide upon the future of your family or finances can be a daunting process. Courts tend to be


How to make litigation simpler and more cost effective
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2015

The Court has recently implemented the "Shorter and Flexible Trial Schemes" to make business litigation more expeditious, simpler and more cost


Early conciliation through Acas proves its worth
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

Early conciliation is now more than a year old. It’s the scheme by which employees who intend to issue employment tribunal proceedings must first give


Children and mediation the MoJ responds to Dispute Resolution Advisory Group’s final “voice of the child” report
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2015

In November 2014, the Minister for Justice and Civil Liberties, the Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP, commissioned the ‘Voice of the Child Dispute Resolution


Can a real estate agent be an arbitrator?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

The claimant lessors sought an order under the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”) s.18 for the appointment of an arbitrator since disputes had arisen


Employment law case round up: 12 lessons learnt in 2014
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

A new year inevitably brings with it a time for reflection. As ever, 2014 has been a year of change in employment law. In this blog, we take a look


Acas statistics for early Conciliation - 6 months on
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2014

Last week Acas released statistics to mark 6 months since EC was first introduced. This is the process whereby claims cannot be instituted in the


Acas Early Conciliation what’s the story so far?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2014

Early Conciliation has been available since 6 April 2014, and engaging the system has been compulsory since 6 May 2014. How has the system been