A case for mediation
2002 was busy for judgments relating to ADR. Dr Karl Mackie of Cedr sets out some of the key decisions of the year and argues that the key lesson to be learned is the need to incorporate mandatory ADR clauses into all commercial contracts
It has been an exciting 12 months for mediation. Judgments have come firing out of the courts thick and fast. Despite some mixed messages there is now no choice but to give serious consideration to all dispute resolution processes available before coming in front of a judge, regardless of the strength of the case or convictions, or the size and complexity of the dispute.
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