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Mediating Geopolitical Conflicts
Business
Thursday September 7 2017

Mediating Geopolitical Conflicts

What does a good mediator need in order to successfully swim the treacherous waters of mediating issues of geopolitical conflict? When it comes to mediating geopolitical...

Is Vic’s New Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Service a Game Changer?
Business
Monday June 26 2017

Is Vic’s New Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Service a Game Changer?

In recent months, we have heard stories of plummeting new file openings for domestic building disputes and members of the legal profession have been pontificating over...

Insights on Dealing with Insurers in Disputes
Business
Monday February 15 2016

Insights on Dealing with Insurers in Disputes

Most building practitioners carry professional indemnity cover (PI). In some jurisdictions, like Victoria, all building professionals have to carry PI. So how do you prepare for...

Adverse Possession and the Indefeasibility of Title
Strata
Friday November 27 2015

Adverse Possession and the Indefeasibility of Title

A well-respected Victorian mediator conveyed it best when he said “adverse possession is a fascinating area of law, except for those embroiled in adverse possession litigation.”...

Should Mediation of Building Disputes be Compulsory by Law?
Business
Tuesday November 17 2015

Should Mediation of Building Disputes be Compulsory by Law?

Why isn't mediation made mandatory before Tribunal proceedings are issued in domestic building dispute resolution institutions?

Creating a Best Practice Building Dispute Resolution System
Business
Thursday September 17 2015

Creating a Best Practice Building Dispute Resolution System

No one would argue that the cost of building dispute resolution is expensive, and many would say it is exorbitant if not prohibitive.

Arbitration: Final and Binding
Business
Friday August 28 2015

Arbitration: Final and Binding

Arbitration is an established feature of dispute resolution in the construction sector.

Construction Disputes Fall in Value, Grow in Length
Business
Monday August 3 2015

Construction Disputes Fall in Value, Grow in Length

A global design, engineering, and consultancy firm has released a report stating disputes relating to major construction projects in North America decreased in value while the...

Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration…
Business
Tuesday February 3 2015

Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration…

I just read a very well researched paper from an American Law professor, which looked at managing conflict in construction, and the various forms of dispute...