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(p. 68) 4. The Court Structure and Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution 

(p. 68) 4. The Court Structure and Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution
(p. 68) 4. The Court Structure and Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution

James Marson

and Katy Ferris

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date: 15 May 2021

This chapter identifies courts and tribunals as the place where the laws discussed in the previous chapters are interpreted and utilized in the legal system. The jurisdiction of the courts and the personnel within them are described and a comparison is drawn between these forums for the administration of justice. It is important for those in business to be aware of the work of at least one tribunal—the Employment Tribunal, as many employment-related disputes ultimately end up here. Also, the courts in the English legal system, and the increasing use of Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms, are relevant to businesses as they are used either to settle disputes or to avoid them altogether. Because the term ‘court’ is difficult to define in any practical sense, the chapter uses a description of what a court does.

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