Mediation focus – Page 2

  • Large Rachel Crookes

    Mitigating the fee rise: a partner's perspective


    Litigation partner Rachel Crookes provides her own take on how your firm can face the civil fees rise head on, and keep costs low, by engaging more fully with dispute resolution mechanisms

  • Heather Smith

    The price of justice: mitigating the impact of the new court fees


    It remains to be seen whether higher fees will improve the courts service. What is evident, though, is that legal advisers acting for either a potential claimant or defendant need to be flexible in the way in which disputes are handled, both in respect of how they are resolved and ...

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    To mediate or not to mediate?


    Mark Field looks at reasons to consider mediation in preference to a joint settlement meeting

  • Sana Bibi

    We can work it out


    The defendant in the recent PGF II  judgment was sanctioned for refusing to consider ADR. Sana Bibi explains why following the Jackson reforms, parties should ignore mediation at their peril