Admiralty Dispute Mediation

Admiralty Dispute Mediation

“Why didn’t you keep clear? “I was keeping clear until you altered course into me!” “Didn’t you see my deep draught signals?” “We were in 100 metres of water!” Nothing unusual with the dialogue – two vessels in collision both blaming the other. Each side is convinced...
A note from Jonathan Lux, of Lux Mediation

A note from Jonathan Lux, of Lux Mediation

We mediation enthusiasts often speak of ‘win, win’ outcomes and, with excellent reason when one considers the 80:20 rule. Research shows that in many cases 20 per cent of costs incurred in litigation or arbitration are spent acquiring 80 per cent of the evidence, and...
The Future is now: International Mediation

The Future is now: International Mediation

Dispute Resolution: Where have we come from and where are we going? Well, in England & Wales it started with trial by combat– Quite literally, the physically stronger would win. We then progressed to the King’s or Queen’s justice – the Sovereign travelling the...
EU Law and Mediation

EU Law and Mediation

EU law impacts in two main ways on Mediation. First, initial steps have been taken by the EU legislature to ensure cross-border mediation, amongst other forms of ADR, is available subject to a framework of common principles, generally, and in particular to consumers,...