Advances in Contemporary Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) Strategies

SD 0221

The course is facilitated by an authoritative and highly respected team of experts in the field with pool of experience in the practical aspect in the field, which has become a fast and cost saving approach to justice delivery in the UK, EU, Canada, South Africa and America.

The course includes a range of features designed to boost delegates’ understanding of the key points, such as sample documentation, flow diagrams, tables and examples drawn from a range of different types of practice including the implementation of the EU Directive on Mediation.


This course is a must attend for all top and middle level judiciary system managers, judges and magistrates.



  • Background information about ADR methods including introduction and review of ADR options; factors influencing the selection of an ADR option and costs of ADR procedures.
  • Be aware of the Interplay btwADR, CPR and litigation including the approach of the CPR to ADR; refusal to engage in ADR; recovery of ADR costs in litigation.
  • Understand negotiation and mediation styles, including tactics in negotiation; preparing for negotiation; negotiation processes; mediation; preparation for the mediation; mediation process; court and other mediation schemes; international mediation; professional ethics in negotiation and mediation.
  • Better able to utilise evaluation, conciliation and ombudsmen schemes, including early neutral or expert evaluation; conciliation strategies; Ombudsman/grievance resolution schemes.
  • Better aware of recording settlement, including reasons for taking and keeping these records and resolution.
  • Understand better adjudicative ADR, including expert determination; construction industry adjudication; arbitration and arbitral tribunals; commercial arbitration; international arbitration; arbitration awards; high court jurisdiction in arbitration claims; enforcement of settlements and awards.



Rate per person

On application

Action centre


Who should attend

Recommended for all levels of judiciary practitioners, especially those looking to develop a fast track justice delivery systems, e.g. magistrates, judges of lower and higher courts, and other looking to implement the ADR system

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