Booking now: CPD Seminar: ‘ADR in Practice’
Join Centre for Justice and other lawyers at our 90 minutes breakfast seminar on 23 May on ADR techniques including mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, and expert determination.
This CPD accredited course for solicitors, costing only £24, explains the growing need for effective alternatives to the courts.
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Feature about CfJ for building industry
Centre for Justice is the leading dispute resolution service provider, resolving construction disputes quickly and cost efficiently.
Law Centres Network issues guidance to branches on use of CfJ
The Director of the Law Centres Network gives national guidance to branches on the use of CfJ as an effective alternative to court.
Bulletin on Leveson and the proposed press arbitration scheme
In his report on the culture, practices and ethics of the press, Lord Justice Leveson recommends an arbitration scheme for claims against the press. This will be run by the new regulatory body he recommends in his report. It will be cost free to the claimant and it will be inquisitorial. It is to be ‘fast, fair and inexpensive’.
CfJ arbitration service achieves £240,000 cost saving for local authority
The London Borough of Havering has saved an estimated £240,000 of costs and significantly reduced the time required to resolve three recent disputes, according to arbitrators, the Centre for Justice.
CfJ appoints panel of silks
Centre for Justice, an adjudication service for business, government and the public, has established a panel of silks for its insurer service users.
CfJ resolving cases in Camden
Voluntary Action Camden
Centre for Justice has been resolving disputes for businesses and the community in Camden and the surrounding area now for over a year. Developed by a group of leading London barristers and solicitors, the Centre offers a new and independent legal service which can resolve disputes without the need for parties to go to court.
What future for standards in local government?
Local Government Lawyer
Peter Keith-Lucas looks at the options open to councils when the present standards regime is replaced by a new duty to promote high standards of conduct next year.
Non-adversarial approach could save councils money
Guardian.co.uk Article on Public Leaders Network
Up to 10% of public resources are being lost by local authorities in handling disputes and complaints, a cost that is wholly avoidable and which could be redirected instead to frontline services.
Universities just cannot afford law suits
Universities must look at mediation to settle disputes rather than spending vast sums of money, time and energy fighting claims by staff or students