Tracker—legislation and consultations—Dispute Resolution
Tracker—legislation and consultations—Dispute Resolution

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Tracker—legislation and consultations—Dispute Resolution
  • ADR
  • Brexit
  • Civil justice reform
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority consultations
  • Consumer contracts
  • Costs
  • Enforcement
  • LawTech

Content: ADR | Brexit | Civil justice reform | Solicitors Regulation Authority consultations | Consumer contracts | Costs | Enforcement | LawTech

This Tracker considers key legislation changes of interest to Dispute Resolution lawyers as well as on-going and recently closed consultations to assist lawyers to track and keep up to date with recent developments. It covers ADR, Brexit, civil justice reform, Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) consultations, consumer contracts, costs, enforcement and LawTech.

ADR

Consultation Key dates Details
Civil Justice Council Interim Report on the future role of ADR in Civil Justice Closed on 15 December 2017. In January 2016, the Civil Justice Council (CJC) resolved to form a Working Group to review the ways in which ADR (not including arbitration) is at present  encouraged and positioned within the civil justice system in England and Wales.
The CJC published its interim report of that working group in October 2017.
The CJC argues that ADR has failed to achieve the integral position in the civil justice system that was intended and expected for it at the time of the Woolf reforms in 1999. However, the CJC