With the family law system in crisis JUDGE JOE HARMAN of the Federal Circuit Court discusses family arbitration and why it is a good option.
Lawyers have a tough task advising survivors of sexual abuse about the alternatives to a redress offer. Most survivors will receive less than the maximum….
The Singapore Convention, if ratified by the UN General Assembly, will reshape international commercial agreements and ‘settlement agreements. By CRAIG CARTER.
Participating in DPR is unlike any other legal work, lawyers need new skills and knowledge to help their clients reap the benefits of a DPR….
Mediation involves the fundamental proposition that a lawyer must never make a representation to an opponent or mediator that is known to be untrue. By…
An Australian Institute of Judicial Administration study explores judiciary perception of and makes use of court-referred alternative dispute resolution. By PIP RYAN.
Australia recovered a portion of its legal and other costs incurred as respondent in arbitral proceedings commenced by Phillip Morris in 2011. By STEPHEN TULLY.
There are many benefits to court-ordered mediation but the parties and mediator also have a number of obligations which are often overlooked. By ANTHONY LO…
Interrnational arbitration is increasingly chosen for resolving disputes with a cross-border element. Cost and flexibility are among the attractions. By DUNCAN WATSON.
A United Nations Conciliation Commission recently decided that conciliation proceedings can proceed between Timor-Leste and Australia. By STEPHEN TULLY.
New arbitration rules commence at the beginning of April, creating a comprehensive framework for the resolution of property disputes under the Family Law Act. By…