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MAY
08

What Happens During Alternative Dispute Resolution?

Litigation is not only daunting; it can be lengthy and expensive and impact on the reputation and financial standing of the parties involved. To avoid this, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) covers the methods that can be used to deal with disputes without having to go to court. ADR should initially be considered to solve any disputes. ADR has various features that make it an appealing alternative to using the courts:

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MAY
08

Pre-action Conduct in Intellectual Property Disputes

Intellectual property disputes, like other types of civil claims, are governed by the Civil Procedure Rules. Parties are under an obligation to exchange information and consider Alternative Dispute Resolution (such as mediation or arbitration) before they begin any court proceedings. Therefore, pre-action correspondence must be carefully drafted. Those involved in intellectual property disputes can use the following to assist them with this:

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MAY
08

What are the benefits of Early Neutral Evaluation

Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) that offers an alternative way for parties to resolve their disputes other than through the more traditional methods of litigation or arbitration. ENE is generally cheaper, faster and more flexible than taking the dispute through court or arbitration. ENE can be used on its own as a stand-alone process or as part of a series of dispute resolutions processes including other ADR methods, such as mediation and arbitration.

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MAY
08

Cross-border Internet Disputes

Organisations are increasingly relying on the internet to reach the global market. This has great advantages but can also result in added concerns and issues where there is a problem. Where issues arise with overseas customers or suppliers, the complexity and cost of resolving these matters can be fairly onerous.

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MAY
01

Released under investigation - what it really means for you

Everyday thousands of individuals throughout the Country are either invited in for voluntary interview under caution by police, or arrested, interviewed under PACE (police and criminal Evidence Act 1984) and then released under investigation.

In our blog dated May 2017, see link here. We explain the practical and legal ramifications of such a decision by Police - it makes for vital reading and explains the importance of instructing leading, top ranked, proactive, assertive defence solicitors/lawyers who achieve the best results.

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