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Dispute escalation clauses in the spotlight

United Kingdom - December 5 2012 Clauses providing for "dispute escalation" - i.e. compulsory participation in conciliation, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") processes prior to beginning formal legal proceedings - are increasingly common, but a new judgment highlights the scrutiny these clauses face and the risk they will not be enforced if challenged.