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The role of mediation in steering businesses out of lockdown

As businesses work hard to regain ground post-lockdown, they risk being swamped with claims and disputes resulting from problems caused by the disruption. Litigation can be crippling, both with regards to the time taken to deal with it and to the financial cost. At a...

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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...

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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 realm...

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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,...

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E-dispute resolution and World War C

Online or e-dispute resolution has long been a beneficial option for resolving business disagreements, even before the spread of COVID-19. With the current disruption and bans on travel and meetings in many countries, using remote mediation means that companies still...

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