NSW Land claims backlog hits more than 29,000

By Marina Kofman and Anni Gao The relationship between Land Rights and Native Title is legally complex and the volume of Land Rights Claims is significant. To help us understand what is happening in this space, ADC invited three of Australia’s leading specialists in the field to discuss the legal frameworks underpinning Aboriginal land rights claims, the unique issues experienced and what ADR can offer.  Helen Shurven, Member, National Native Title Tribunal, Steven Wright, Registrar, Aboriginal Land Rights Act, and Tony McAvoy, [...]

NSW Land claims backlog hits more than 29,0002019-09-21T11:34:10+10:00

Access to justice – India’s ADR response

By Deborah Lockhart Originally published in: LexisNexis | Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Bulletin The India – Australia Relationship Recent years have seen remarkable growth in the trading relationship between India and Australia. Two-way trade in goods and services has grown in value from $6.8 billion in FY2003-04 to $14.8 billion in FY2013-14.[1] The Australian Government has marked the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) as one of its key priorities, with its Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb visiting India four times [...]

Access to justice – India’s ADR response2019-09-21T11:34:10+10:00

Launch of NSWYL International Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Series

On Thursday 23 June, the NSW Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee in partnership with the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and the Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) launched its inaugural International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar Series at a delightful evening event held at the offices of Baker & McKenzie in Sydney. The aim of the project is to give Series participants, all young aspiring lawyers, a greater understanding of different areas of international dispute resolution in private law, public law and investment [...]

Launch of NSWYL International Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Series2019-09-21T11:34:10+10:00

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