Category: Dispute Resolution and ADR

Legal Aid for Family Law Arbitration and the Children (Scotland) Bill UPDATED

Could we be about to see legal aid for arbitration in family law cases?  Margaret Mitchell, MSP for Central Scotland and Convener of the Justice Committee, has an amendment to the... Read more

Dispute Resolution in the time of Coronavirus

Rachael Kelsey joined colleagues from around the world to talk about dispute resolution in the time of Coronavirus, with a focus on Arbitration. Read more

Lawyers as problem solvers

“It is said that Lincoln was a skilled lawyer and a formidable opponent in the court room. Read more

Getting disputes resolved in the middle of a pandemic…

In the right disputes, arbitration is the best way of getting to a resolution, at a time when our court system is under enormous pressure and progressing cases is a... Read more

Busy doing nothing?

As the courts slowly begin to grind back into gear using new technology, and in a spirit of contrarianism, I’d like to put in a word for the virtues of... Read more

Fruitful Language- The Right Tools For The Job

There’s been a surprising level of interest in metaphors in recent days. Read more

Mediation in the time of Corona- resolving things remotely

At a time when you feel that normal life is on hold, yet your personal circumstances are in freefall, mediation can allow you and your ex-partner or spouse to take... Read more