We look at two cases where the courts have had to strike the right balance between supporting arbitrations whilst also recognising their independence and jurisdictional limitations.
More than a month on from lockdown, lawyers are firm converts to the idea of remote mediation – having overcome their initial fears – with many saying it could be the future.
Will 2020 see major growth in climate justice litigation? The decisions handed down in 2019 and the news during the first quarter of 2020 suggest it will.
As the success of remote hearings sparks discussion – with many lawyers advocating for further adoption of these options post-coronavirus – retaining an even-handed view is key.
Facilitating high-value, speculative claims can now carry serious costs consequences. Funders must ensure that the merits of a claim are carefully analysed, and kept under close review.