ADR: Principles and Practice 3rd. Ed SC

ADR: Principles and Practice 3rd. Ed SC

By Henry Brown, Arthur Marriott QC


$167.00 RRP

Date: 26/06/2012

Code: 9780414044791

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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ADR: Principles and Practice is the classic reference work in the UK and many other parts of the world for Alternative Dispute Resolution. It deals with Dispute Resolution as a coherent and discrete topic and remains unchallenged in this respect.

The new Third Edition covers the theory, principles and practice of ADR especially mediation, providing understanding, guidance and authority. It addresses all the main fields of dispute resolution, such as civil-commercial, family and divorce, employment and workplace, neighbourhood/community, environmental and public policy issues, and restorative justice (victim-offender).It extensively covers other processes including negotiation, arbitration, adjudication, evaluation, collaborative and hybrid processes and a range of aspects related to ADR including court-related practice, ethics, confidentiality and privilege, skills and training and online dispute resolution. It also provides an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and working with high conflict parties.

Provides an encyclopaedic work of reference for practitioners and students
Integrates practice and theory of dispute resolution with a national and international perspective
Explores and integrates models of practice and negotiation
Examines strategies and provides precedents
Assists practitioners, policy makers and the judiciary in addressing the issues affecting practice
Introduces the psychology of dispute resolution and working with high conflict parties
Provides extensive references, case law, bibliography and links

New to this Edition:

Extensive developments in practice including new case law, Court practice and expectations, pre-action protocols and the increasing role of judges in providing and supporting ADR
Additional chapters provide an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and strategies for working with high conflict parties
Developments in mediation; restorative justice and practices; collaboration and collaborative law; dispute review boards; online dispute resolution and new technologies.
Explores and integrates models of practice, examines strategies and provides precedents, assisting in addressing the issues affecting practice

Table of Contents

  • Analysis of dispute resolution processes and philosophies including detailed consideration of mediation practice and theory in all major fields including civil-commercial, family, workplace, community and environment
  • Restorative justice and practices
  • Court-linked processes
  • Negotiation
  • Adjudicative and evaluative processes including arbitration, contractual adjudication, dispute boards, expert determination and neutral evaluation
  • Collaborative law and processes
  • Online dispute resolution
  • Dispute resolution psychology and high conflict
  • Skills, training and regulation
  • Role of lawyers representing parties
  • Aspects related to ADR including ethics, confidentiality, privilege, jurisdiction, funding and enforcement

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