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LIDW21 member-hosted event with Bill Marsh speaking at the session, ‘stepping back from the brink: turning from dispute to settlement.’

We were delighted to sponsor London International Disputes Week 2021 (LIDW21) which took place last month. The event focused on 16 core sessions and some 70 member and sponsor hosted events, a series of keynote speeches, two fireside chats, and various networking events. LIDW21 increased its participant numbers to over 1,150 individuals from 66 countries Continue Reading…

London International Disputes Week

“Stepping back from the brink: turning from dispute to settlement” The battle lines are drawn and your client’s case is taking on a life of its own. But what if you want to step off the litigation train and try to settle the case? How do you get your client from “litigation mode” to “settlement Continue Reading…

Phillip Howell-Richardson speaks at an event considering the pros and cons of mediation in investment treaty disputes.

L-R: John Whittaker, partner, Clyde & Co LLP; Paul Rose, Chair and convenor, CIArb London Branch; Phillip Howell-Richardson, Independent Mediators and Dr Tunde Ogowewo, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College, London. Phillip Howell-Richardson was invited to speak at an event considering the pros and cons of mediation given the unique challenges of investment treaty Continue Reading…

Disputes Yearbook 2019

The 2019 Legal Business Disputes Yearbook includes an article on mediation for the first time in the latest edition released in May 2019. Independent Mediators were delighted to put their heads together to compile the article which is split into four sections. The piece focuses on: The advantages / disadvantages of mediation The changes our Continue Reading…

Civil Justice Council report on Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Civil Justice Council working group on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) published its final report in December 2018. The report clearly endorses the use of ADR and in particular mediation. In fact the interim report called mediation, “The  pre‐eminent  non‐adjudicative  dispute  resolution  process  conducted in parallel with litigation”  and the working group found no cause to alter their position Continue Reading…

Independent Mediators awarded Who's Who Legal Mediation Firm of the Year 2020

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