Mandatory Mediation May Lie Ahead For England And Wales

Law360 (January 9, 2020, 2:53 PM EST) -- Mediation has long been a recognized form of alternative dispute resolution across England and Wales, and in recent years has become an increasingly common method of dispute resolution. The number of mediation cases per year has risen from just below 2,000 in 2003 to around 12,000 in the past year.[1] In the 2018 Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution Mediation Audit, it was estimated that mediation saved businesses around £3 billion in wasted management time, damaged relationships, lost productivity and legal fees in one year alone.[2]

In an increasingly cost-conscious legal market, it is therefore not surprising that the question of whether...

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