Private Client: A cultural shift
The Royal Court of Jersey has had the power to order mediation prior to litigation for more than a year. David Cadin assesses the impact this has had on mediators both on and off the island
On 8 June, 2004, a small yet fundamental change occurred to the Rules of the Royal Court of the Island of Jersey. Since that date, the Court has had the power to stay pending litigation in order to allow the parties to mediate with a view to achieving a settlement. The purpose of this article is to reflect on the changes that have been brought about by the implementation of the new rule and the effect, if any, that it is having on litigation within the island.
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