The Interaction Between the Courts and Alternative (or Assisted) Dispute Resolution

The Hon. Chief Justice Michael Grant Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of NT Launching the Northern Territory’s Supreme Court ADR Address series on 30 May 2019, the Honourable Chief Justice Michael Grant discussed ‘The Interaction between the Courts and Alternative (or Assisted) Dispute Resolution’. Chief Justice Grant brought an insightful perspective to the ever-expanding relationship between ADR processes and the courts, with a uniquely NT frame. With the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations expected to reach majority in [...]

The Interaction Between the Courts and Alternative (or Assisted) Dispute Resolution2019-09-21T11:33:56+10:00

Technology and dispute resolution: contemporary developments

By Andrea Soriano*   Introduction In a speech delivered at the Inaugural Supreme Court ADR[1] Address in September 2018, Bathurst CJ of the Supreme Court of New South Wales remarked upon technology and the future of alternative dispute resolution, as well as the courts.[2] He concluded that collaboration between stakeholders – courts, ADR professionals, and the public alike – are essential to cultivating effective technology solutions that improve access to justice. In line with this notion of collaboration, the Australian [...]

Technology and dispute resolution: contemporary developments2019-09-21T11:33:56+10:00

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Environmental Disputes

by Deborah Lockhart and Christian Santos[1]   ADR[2] has grown significantly in Australia not merely in the footsteps of its international popularity, but as a frontrunner in a global push for timely and cost effective dispute resolution. When speaking at the Australian Disputes Centre in 2017, Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, stated that it is “fair to say now that ADR has evolved to the stage not merely of being additional or supplementary but complementary and integrative.”[3] Environmental law is a [...]

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Environmental Disputes2019-09-21T11:33:56+10:00

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