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Litigation/Arbitration/Mediation

Litigation is heavy duty and, according to at least one High Court Judge, arbitration is ’unwigged’ court proceedings: similar in terms of time and cost but the arbitrator doesn’t wear a wig (although some undoubtedly should!). What then with mediation: the 80:20 rule...

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Mediation SOS: repairing & maintaining relationships

Where a dispute involves parties looking to preserve their business relationship for the future, mediation can be a more effective and less accusatorial alternative to contested litigation. Indeed, the adversarial process, with its inevitable allegations and...

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Should I Arbitrate or Mediate in a Shipping Dispute?

A shipping dispute can range from relatively simple matters, such as disagreements over the transport of cargo involving fairly modest sums, to multi-jurisdictional claims involving multi-party contracts which may be more or less back-to-back. Yet no matter the size...

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The 2019 Singapore Convention

The 2019 Singapore Convention has promoted the use of mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism for cross-border transactions. The UN General Assembly has adopted the Convention and a signing ceremony for the event is expected in Singapore on August 1st. The...

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Lux Mediation WIN 2019 Global Law Experts Award!

2019 has had a busy and productive start to proceedings as we near the third month of the year - you could say a spring is firmly in our step with the declaration of Lux Mediation’s latest exciting news! We are pleased to announce that we have won the award for the...

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The Future is Now: International Mediation

Dispute Resolution: Where have we come from and where are we going? Written by Jonathan Lux   Well, 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...

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Naples Shipping & the Law

Lux Mediation Founder, Jonathan Lux, attended the 9th edition of the Shipping & the Law programme in Naples, Italy. Jonathan was one of the many high-profile names and speakers that appeared at the event on the 15th and 16th of October, 2018. The topics discussed...

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Malta Maritime Summit

This year Jonathan Lux had the privilege of speaking at the second edition of the Malta Maritime Summit. This was held over 4 and a half days from the 1st-5th of October in the capital city of Valletta. The conference consisted of intense debates surrounding the...

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Ryanair Opts for Mediation

As documented widely in the national news, Ryanair have opted to choose the route of mediation which has also been accepted by their pilots who have been involved with a series of recent strikes. Subsequently affecting the budget airline worldwide, with many...

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