Following a Court of Appeal decision on 23 October 2013, parties to disputes will once again focus on ADR, and mediation in particular. The court has given strong support to it, and imposed costs sanctions on a party that failed to respond to a proposal to mediate.

Jason Hunter, Head of Contentious Property and an experienced mediator comments on PGF II SA v OMFS Company 1 Limited.

Mediation silence is not golden - October 2013.pdf