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.
This Special Issue of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal features a selection of papers from the National Mediation Conference 2016 on the theme of “Thought, Innovation and Creativity: The Next Decade”, and includes the following articles: “Solution-focused Family Dispute Resolution” – Fredrike P Bannink; “The Essential Nature of a Collaborative Practice Group for Successful Collaborative Lawyers” – Pauline Collins and Marilyn Scott; “Whose Role is it to Support the Child’s Right to Culture in Australia?” – Bethaina Dababneh; “Beyond Resolution – Conceptualising the Shift from Resolution to Defusion in FDR” – Andi Doerr; “Working with Trans or Gender Diverse, Intersex and/or Non-heterosexual Clients: Advice for Mediators” – Samantha Hardy, Olivia Rundle and Damien W Riggs; “Co-creating Mediation Models: Adapting Mediation Practices when Working across Cultures” – Judith Herrmann and Claire Holland; “Before Mediation: Designing Processes for the Next Decade – Matching Process with the Purpose” – Jill Howieson and Lisanne Iriks; “Voluntas: Volunteer Conflict Management for the Volunteering Sector” – Stephen Lancken and Jay Qin; and “Cutting Edge … Cutting the Cost: The Business Case for Conflict Coaching in a Government Workplace” – Noelene Salmon. It also contains an Editorial: “National Mediation Conference Overview” – Mieke Brandon and Callum Campbell.
The latest Part of ADRJ publishes the following: “Predictable irrationality in mediation: Insights from behavioural economics” – Laurence Boulle; “How a dose of humour may help mediators & disputants in conflict” – Clare Coburn, Becky Batagol & Kathy Douglas; “Proportionality of sanctions under the WADA Code: CAS jurisprudence & the need for a strict approach” – James Duffy; “Developing ethical practice as a family dispute resolution practitioner” – Oyiela Litaba; “A focus on process: Procedures to address disputes about end of life decisions” – Kate Curnow and Lisa Toohey; “The power of explanation in healthcare mediation” – Christian Behrenbruch & Grant Davies; and “The mediator who has to pay the disputants: Conflict management in China” – Ting Ting Li.