At the end of my post on Maternity Action’s report on unfair redundancies I mentioned a number of the reasons why many recent mothers do not raise
As well as providing a reminder that mediation must be given proper consideration, the court has also recently provided a reminder that not all
Documents produced for the purposes of mediation are generally covered by without prejudice privilege and, subject to limited exceptions, cannot
The Court of Appeal has recently applied the rarely invoked "unambiguous impropriety" exception to without prejudice ("WP") privilege, to find that a
In two recent cases, the courts have rejected attempts to introduce evidence of without prejudice (WP) communications. The decisions emphasise the
"You should have promoted me." These words often echo the feelings of a frustrated employee, who feels that they deserved to be promoted or appointed
The following provides an update of recent developments in mediation in Hong Kong, including the establishment of the Hong Kong Mediation
In Pihiga Pty Ltd v Roche 2011 FCA 240 (Pihiga) and Lewis v Nortex Pty Ltd (Lewis) the Federal Court confirmed that the common law "without
Parties entering into a mediation usually sign a mediation agreement in advance which will include detailed and express provisions regarding confidentiality and privilege.
The move towards using mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution has accelerated in recent years.