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Press regulator backs low-cost arbitration in “access to justice” bid

A voluntary newspaper regulator yesterday launched a dispute resolution scheme that requires an up-front payment of just £50 to kick off a legal claim, with a further £50 payable only if the case goes to final ruling. The scheme was set up by IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation, created in the wake of Lord Justice Leveson’s  inquiry to replace the Press Complaints Commission.

November 28th, 2017 | No Comments »

Number of commercial mediations hits 10,000 a year

The number of commercial mediations has grown by over 5% in the past two years to around 10,000 every year, a survey has estimated. The report by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) also found that fees earned by mediators were climbing significantly.

May 16th, 2016 | No Comments »