Proposed Mediation (Scotland) Bill The response of DisputesEfiling.com Limited to Margaret Mitchell MSP’s consultation about a proposed Mediation (Scotland) Bill. In this Response the replies of DisputesEfiling.com Limited (DEF) are shown in plain font whilst the questions raised in the consultation appear in italics.  The questions have been copied and pasted from the consultation paper.  […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution Disputes about hedges engender deep feelings as do all kinds of boundary disputes. The location of bins as between adjoining properties may seem the kind of issue that should not divide neighbours.  But these are deeply divisive issues giving vent to neighbours’ defiant defence of their castles. Huge costs are run up, […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution In the era of data abuse we are becoming too familiar with news about social media giants “scraping” or gathering up data about friends, family, email addresses and lifestyles from our social media accounts for onward sale and massive commercial profit.  Yet data can be used for immense good.  How can a […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution Hunt ADR becomes the first CMC Registered Training Course Provider to offer bespoke cyber security training programmes for mediators. Having recognised the need for cyber security measures for its own mediations, Hunt ADR has partnered with DisputesEfiling to become the first Civil Mediation Council Registered Training Course Provider to offer stand-alone GDPR […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution Written by Andrew Ritchie, QC and Tony Guise – 8th May 2019: In the next 12 months civil litigation will undergo existential change with the introduction of radical new exemptions and rules. The changes include the increased Small Claims limit in personal injury RTA claims, the introduction of fixed recoverable costs (FRC) […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution What have we learned? On Friday 25 May 2018 the Data Protection Act came into force and implemented the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in UK domestic law.  Described by one data specialist as “beautifully drafted” GDPR may not be everyone’s vision of beauty.  Nevertheless it is not going away.  How […]

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