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August 21, 2014
Posted by Rachael Brown, Solicitor Solicitors Journal, 2 July 2014 Ministry of Justice figures show that the number of people using mediation services has declined, with a drop of 56 per cent for mediation assessments, 38 per cent for mediation ‘starts’ and 27 per cent in final agreements over the last 12 months. National Family...
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Posted by Rachael Brown, Solicitor Law Society Gazette, 30 June 2014 An increase in the inclusion of alternative dispute resolution clauses in contracts has led to parties mediating at an earlier stage of the litigation process, according to the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution; however, there remains a ‘significant’ number of cases where mediation is...
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Posted by Rachael Brown, Solicitor Oregon Live, 1 July 2014 A new mediation program has been launched in Oregon, US, that will allow patients and families another option besides suing when medical errors happen.
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Posted by Rachael Brown, Solicitor CEDR, 1 July 2014 For the first time, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) has simultaneously updated all of its main model mediation documents and rules. 
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Posted by Rachael Brown, Solicitor Sinapse, 18 July 2014 An article that examines the increasingly popular trend of Big Pharma companies to avoid struggles in court by using mediation with Indian generic drug firms instead.         
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