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A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
ADR: Principles and Practice 4th ed isbn 9780414051157

ADR: Principles and Practice 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780414044791
New Edition ISBN: 9780414051157
Published: June 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2011)
Price: £79.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780414044784

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ADR: Principles and Practice is the classic reference work in the UK and many other parts of the world for Alternative Dispute Resolution. It deals with Dispute Resolution as a coherent and discrete topic and remains unchallenged in this respect.

The new Third Edition covers the theory, principles and practice of ADR especially mediation, providing understanding, guidance and authority. It addresses all the main fields of dispute resolution, such as civil-commercial, family and divorce, employment and workplace, neighbourhood/community, environmental and public policy issues, and restorative justice (victim-offender).It extensively covers other processes including negotiation, arbitration, adjudication, evaluation, collaborative and hybrid processes and a range of aspects related to ADR including court-related practice, ethics, confidentiality and privilege, skills and training and online dispute resolution. It also provides an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and working with high conflict parties.

  • Provides an encyclopaedic work of reference for practitioners and students
  • Integrates practice and theory of dispute resolution with a national and international perspective
  • Explores and integrates models of practice and negotiation
  • Examines strategies and provides precedents
  • Assists practitioners, policy makers and the judiciary in addressing the issues affecting practice
  • Introduces the psychology of dispute resolution and working with high conflict parties
  • Provides extensive references, case law, bibliography and links
New to this Edition:
  • Extensive developments in practice including new case law, Court practice and expectations, pre-action protocols and the increasing role of judges in providing and supporting ADR
  • Additional chapters provide an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and strategies for working with high conflict parties
  • Developments in mediation; restorative justice and practices; collaboration and collaborative law; dispute review boards; online dispute resolution and new technologies.
  • Explores and integrates models of practice, examines strategies and provides precedents, assisting in addressing the issues affecting practice

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Analysis of dispute resolution processes and philosophies including detailed consideration of mediation practice and theory in all major fields including civil-commercial, family, workplace, community and environment
Restorative justice and practices
Court-linked processes
Adjudicative and evaluative processes including arbitration, contractual adjudication, dispute boards, expert determination and neutral evaluation
Collaborative law and processes
Online dispute resolution
Dispute resolution psychology and high conflict
Skills, training and regulation
Role of lawyers representing parties
Aspects related to ADR including ethics, confidentiality, privilege, jurisdiction, funding and enforcement