Arbitration Sample


Engaging ADR

When the Lord Wolf reforms were initiated, they had in them several salient objectives. Some of these objectives were to reduce the access to justice, wastage of valuable judicial time, and more importantly reduce the cost of litigation. Part 3- Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Courts Powers- of the new civil procedure codes is formulated along these objectives. The objective of the ADR was that, as part of the pre-action protocols, the involved parties would try and resolve their dispute on their own or through the assistance of a mediator, or through arbitration, before heading to court. In the guiding principles of the implementation of the CPR rules (the overriding objective) the court as part of its case management responsibility would encourage the involved parties to involve the ADR and only use the courts as a last resort. Read More