alternative dispute resolution
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Mediation and Negotiation in Legal Disputes” – Michael McHugh AC QC; “Mediating Workplace Bullying: A Reflective Case Study” – Elizabeth Spencer; “The Emotional Advantage: How Dispute Resolution Practitioners Can Embrace the Transformative Capacity of Emotion and De-escalate Conflict” – Sophie Whittaker; “Mediation for Tackling Nigerian Medical Disputes: A Mutually Beneficial Option?” – Adesina Temitayo Bello and Adetoun Onibokun; “Carve Outs in Arbitration Agreements: Tianqi Lithium Kwinana Pty Ltd v MSP Engineering Pty Ltd [No 2]” – Thomas Camp; “The Court of Arbitration for Sport and the Shayna Jack Doping Case” – James Duffy and John O’Brien; and “Family Dispute Resolution for Property Matters: The Case for Making Space” – Genevieve Heard, Andrew Bickerdike and Jamie Lee.
It also contains the following sections: Editorial – Ruth Charlton; ADR Case Notes: “Case Notes: Misleading Conduct in the Procurement of a Mediated Settlement Agreement” – David Spencer; Matters of Interest: “The Impact of Grief through Loss in New South Wales Workers Compensation Commission Mediations” – Katherine Johnson; and Book Review: “Legal Reasoning Across Commercial Disputes”, by Professor SI Strong – Reviewed by Russell Thirgood.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Cargo Lost Overboard in Australian Waters: Their Management and Australian Law” – Laura Heit and Michael White; “Did Dad Get It Wrong? Bursill Enterprises Pty Ltd v Berger Bros Trading Co Pty Ltd” – The Honourable WV Windeyer; “Workers, Apps and Fairness: Contracting in the Gig Economy” – Katrina Woodforde; and “Can ADR Improve Expert Evidence?” – Nick Wray-Jones and Jason M Chin. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “An Inauspicious Anniversary”; “More on Dealing with Inappropriate Behaviour in the Legal Profession”; “Stage 2 Defamation Reform”; “Thank You Artspace”; “The Rule of Law”; “The Fit and Proper Person Test and the Rule of Law – One Size Does Not Fit All”; and “The Curated Page”; Letter to the Editor; Around the Nation: Northern Territory: “Retirement of Justice Hiley RFD”; and “Burial Rights”; Environmental Law: “Commonwealth”; and “Significant Environmental Decisions of the Federal Court”; Technology and the Law: “Cyber Security Essentials When Doing Legal Work from Home”; and International Focus: “IA–CEPA and the Increasingly Complex Architecture for International Trade in the Asia- Pacific Region”.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “International Arbitration in Australia: 2019/2020 in Review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “Ex parte Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and the Rule of Law: Mineralogy v Western Australia” – Albert Monichino QC and Gianluca Rossi; “Co-housing Disputes: Strategies for Harmonious Conflict Resolution?” – Kathy Douglas, Christina Platz and Robin Goodman; “Mediation Preferred for Resolution of Communal Disputes in Nigeria” – Adesina Temitayo Bello, PhD and Ucheoma Chinaemeremnma Awa; “Post Separation: How Can FDR Positively Influence the Impact of Culture on the Lives of Children?” – Dr Bethaina Dababneh and Mieke Brandon; “Introducing Relationship Mediation for FDR Practitioners and Other Experienced Mediators in 2021” – Mieke Brandon; and “Mediating Workplace Conflict – Reviewing the Evidence” – Dr Emily Schindeler.
It also contains the following sections: Editorial – Ruth Charlton; ADR Case Notes: “Snapshots from the Federal Court of Australia: Discovery Prior to Mediation; and Lack of Good Faith in Farm Debt Mediation” – David Spencer; Matters of Interest: “Mediation Quest: Theories Grounded in Experiences of Life” – Katherine Johnson; and Book Review: “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, by Tania Sourdin – Reviewed by Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Piloting Online Dispute Resolution Simulations for Law Students Studying Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Case Study Using Modria Software at Victoria University” – Nussen Ainsworth, Colin Rule and John Zeleznikow; and “Using ADR Techniques to Enhance the Integrity and Utility of Expert Evidence” – Fleur Y Kingham. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial Comments on “Barristers’ Fees – a Reaffirmation of Traditional Obligations in New Zealand” – Roderick Joyce QSO QC and “Case Management and Judicial Bias” – Michael Legg; and Case Notes: “Apparent Authority in the Privy Council: East Asia Company Ltd v PT Satria Tirtatama Energindo” – William Fotherby.
For over a thousand years – at least – mediation and arbitration have been practised in the English-speaking world. In fact, arbitration as a dispute settling mechanism is probably as old as human society itself, suggests Tom Bathurst in his survey of the history of arbitration published in the Building and Construction Law Journal (BCL). ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Professor Bob Baxt AO. It also contains the following articles: “Foreign Bribery Regulation in Australia and ‘Stepping Stones’ Director Liability” – Vivienne Brand; “Insider Trading, Materiality and the Reasonable Person: Who Must Be Influenced for Information to Have a ‘Material Effect’?” – Juliette Overland; “Termination for Convenience or Not?” – William Dixon; and “Alternative Dispute Resolution in Public, Essential and Emergency Services” – Giuseppe Carabetta. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation: “The Productivity Commission’s Recommendations on the Intellectual Property Exemption under the Competition and Consumer Act” – Brent Fisse; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Exercising the Wisdom of Solomon: The Fair Work Commission’s Penalty Rates Decision” – Dr Victoria Lambropoulos; and Intellectual Property Law: “The Death of Innovation (Patents) in Australia?” – Campbell Thompson.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following material: “The prevalence of allegations of family violence in proceedings before the Federal Circuit Court of Australia” – Judge Joe Harman; “Another tool in their arsenal? The potential of domestic violence typologies to inform family law alternative dispute resolution processes” – Hayley Boxall and Dr Jason Payne; “The reach and efficacy of s 121 of the Family Law Act” – Sharon Rodrick and Adiva Sifris; Child Support: “Child support and the autochthonous expedient” – Simon Bacon; Property and Financial Arrangements: “Justice, equity and alteration of individual property interests” – Will Stidston and Anna Parker; Practice and Procedure: “The teetering capacity of family law litigants: The risks to mentally ill litigants when the court is unaware they lack capacity” – Bridget Cullen; In the High Court: “Parenting orders, children’s views, order in favour of ‘strangers’: Bondelmonte – Dean Foley; and Recent Cases: Lane v Nichols, Masters v Cheyne, Fewster v Drake, and Russo v Wylie.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following article: “Expert Determination – The Peter Pan of ADR? Challenges to the Expert Determination Process and Practical Insights for Its Use” – Leigh Duthie. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and the following case Reports: RCR O’Donnell Griffin Pty Ltd v Forge Group Power Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (in liq) & Ors  QCA 214; and The Owners – Strata Plan No 77475 v Walker Group Constructions Pty Ltd & Anor  NSWSC 1127.
In the context of a range of available models competing with each other as alternatives to litigation for resolving commercial disputes in the construction industry – driven in part by court-led demand for expedition in litigation – Leigh Duthie in the Building and Construction Law Journal (Vol 32 No 6) considers the future of expert ...more
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Three contemporary issues in civil litigation: Discovery, expert evidence, and alternative dispute resolution” – The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC; “Civil justice: Haves, have-nots and what to do about them” – Justice Stephen Kós; and “Disaster & resilience: The Canterbury earthquakes and their legal aftermath” – Justice Stephen Kós. Also in this Part are the editorial Comments on “Experts and Opinion Evidence” – Damien J Cremean; and “A Question of Malice: United Kingdom Supreme Court Justices Split 5-4 in Willers v Joyce (Executors of Albert Gubay Deceased)  UKSC 43” – Roderick Joyce.