Choosing arbitration amid the disruption of COVID-19

Now, more than ever, alternative dispute resolution is critical to resolving civil disputes between parties and reducing the pressure on courts in NSW.

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The new National Family Law Property Arbitration List

The new National Arbitration list in a nutshell & some helpful tips for discussing dispute resolution options.

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New Singapore Convention set to bring greater certainty to international mediation

An expert look at the new Singapore Convention on international mediation. By ANTHONY LO SURDO SC

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Family arbitration: What it is and how to use it

With the family law system in crisis JUDGE JOE HARMAN of the Federal Circuit Court discusses the merits of family arbitration.

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High Court clarifies when arbitration clauses keep disputes confidential

In Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting P/L the High Court emphasises the importance of drafting clear arbitration clauses in keeping disputes confidential. By CRISPIAN LYNCH, COLLEEN…

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First judicial consideration of family law property arbitration reforms

Braddon & Braddon is the first judicial clarification of when a family law property arbitral award can be reviewed, or registration opposed. By MATTHEW SHEPHERD.

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Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse: Redress payments

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….

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Singapore Convention 2018: reshaping alternate dispute resolution and enforcement

The Singapore Convention, if ratified by the UN General Assembly, will reshape international commercial agreements and ‘settlement agreements. By CRAIG CARTER.

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Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse: Direct Personal Responses

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….

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Misrepresentation and ethics in mediation

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…

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