Thoughts on Alternative Dispute Resolution

It is a sad reality of life that people get involved in disputes. The resolution of such disputes has traditionally involved litigation and use of the courts. However, while the courts should be capable of resolving disputes expeditiously and cost effectively, the...

Mediation of Matrimonial Property Disputes

When a family relationship breaks down, deciding how to allocate the family resources can be a difficult and emotionally charged problem. The traditional form of resolving such a problem has been through litigation in the courts. However, it is widely acknowledged...

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Construction Disputes

Introduction Parties involved in construction disputes may have a choice of four methods of dispute resolution: litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Those other than litigation are commonly referred to as methods of “alternative disputelitigation”...

Guest Speaker Appearance At PEOPIL Conference

On September 17, 2017, Martin Blake was an invited speaker at the PEOPIL Annual Conference in London, discussing mediation in personal injury cases. Martin discussed ‘Mediation in Personal Injury Cases’ and shared his knowledge of over 40 years’ litigation...