Business schools (though, sadly, few law schools) teach negotiation skills and techniques, but more often as an elective than as a core subject. Most people emerge from business schools and law schools as instinctive positional bargainers expressing themselves in the… Read More ›
Mediation can be successfully deployed at any point in the timeline of a dispute – either before proceedings are issued, afterwards, up to, and even during trial. It is, after all, a facilitated negotiation and represents an opportunity to settle early, reducing stress,… Read More ›
Sophie Nappert, an Arbitrator in independent practice at 3 Verulam Buildings in London, discusses the importance of the drafting process and the increased use of technology in international arbitration. What is your current role in dispute resolution? My current role is… Read More ›
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has a critical role to play for in-house counsel seeking to do more with less, but it remains something of a novelty as compared to the centuries-long tradition of courtroom litigation. While there were many international… Read More ›
A group of very prominent stakeholders on commercial dispute resolution met at Cardozo Law School on 12 September 2016, to conduct the New York City session of the Global Pound Conference.
The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series 2016-17 is taking place in different locations all around the world over the next year, with the aim of facilitating the development of 21st century dispute resolution tools and finding answers to different questions in alternative… Read More ›
Today, because of the flexibility, adaptability and versatility of ADR, Users of dispute resolution processes have available to them a wide variety of techniques that can be used to prevent, control and resolve disputes. New techniques are constantly being developed to… Read More ›
Among the dozens of dispute resolution processes that exist today, there are a number of relatively new pre-dispute and pre-escalation processes that can be used to prevent disputes before they become so intractable that they have to be dealt with… Read More ›
Lagos-based disputes lawyer, Babatunde Ajibade SAN, discusses hot topics in the field of dispute resolution.