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A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure (23rd edn)

Stuart Sime
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p. 11110. Alternative Dispute Resolutionlocked

p. 11110. Alternative Dispute Resolutionlocked

  • Stuart SimeStuart SimeBPTC Course Director, The City Law School, City, University of London

Abstract

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), particularly mediation, plays a key role in reducing the costs of civil disputes by fomenting the early settlement of cases. This chapter discusses ADR processes; advantages or disadvantages of ADR and litigation; the cost of ADR; reference to ADR; and court involvement in ADR. Adjudicative ADR results in the third party neutral deciding the dispute or difference between the parties. Non-adjudicative ADR processes involve moving the parties towards reaching a compromise agreement between themselves. Rules of court require parties to consider using ADR. Sanctions may be imposed on parties who act unreasonably.

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