Describe how disputes can be resolved

There is a range of different methods of resolving disputes without going to court. These alternative methods are referred to as ‘ADR’ i.e. Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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This essay looks at ways of resolving disputes without going to court. 

Alternative methods are known as ADR or Alternative Dispute Resolution. The work describes the various methods involved. The methods covered are negotiation, mediation, conciliation and arbitration. The study also refers to ACAS

The Arbitration Act 1996 is discussed in the context of arbitration, as well as Scott v Avery clauses and the issue of binding agreements to arbitrate and the courts reluctance to intervene.

The essay also mentions the Centre for Dispute Resolution and the Institute of Arbitrators.

The importance of the subject area of ADR as an examination area has grown enormously in recent years.




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