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ADR: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition
GBP£ 249*

ADR: Principles and Practice by Brown and Marriott is an essential Alternative Dispute Resolution title. The 4th edition of Brown and Marriott’s ADR: Principles and Practice is revised and updated by a new author team comprising William Wood, Q.C., Brick Court Chambers; Ben Waters, Senior Lecturer in Law at Canterbury Christ Church University; and Shirley Shipman, Principal Lecturer in Law at Oxford Brookes University School of Law. They bring a fresh perspective to the 4th edition. Henry Brown, originator and co-author of the first three editions, is closely involved in this edition as a Consultant Editor.

In addition to a general update and revision, the new edition will address the following developments in particular.
Developments in statutory and case law as well as practice, which have progressed in various fields. ADR processes have become Technology, ICT, and online processes including Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) that have affected dispute resolution procedure. ADR is becoming increasingly integrated into legal education and training, and the work accommodates the need for a comprehensive guide also suitable for students.
The UK’s Brexit decision will impact dispute resolution processes, for example in regard to EU Directives.

Key features of the new edition:

  • Addresses Alternative Dispute Resolution both from a very practical and pragmatic approach, critical for practitioners
  • Reviews and analyzes ADR and the philosophies, values, and motivation underpinning it
  • Considers the theory and practice of negotiation, upon which all consensual ADR processes depend
  • Covers the theory, principles, and practice of ADR processes, whether consensual, adjudicatory, or hybrid
  • Provides detailed coverage of mediation, arguably the primary consensual ADR process, and its various models of practice, both in general terms and in specific fields such as civil-commercial, family and divorce, workplace and employment, neighbourhood/community, and Restorative Justice
  • Explains the different roles that a mediator undertakes and extracts the common attributes and skills from different approaches of mediation
  • Provides guidance on how lawyers’ can best represent their clients in mediation
  • Discusses practical and ethical issues including evidential privilege and confidentiality, jurisdiction, forum and relevant law
  • Reviews the use of ADR within the court system and also increasingly by ombudsmen
  • Addresses adjudicatory ADR processes including arbitration and adjudication
  • Covers non-binding ADR evaluative processes such as the mini-trial, summary jury trial and early neutral evaluation and case evaluation
  • Considers hybrid processes between the consensual and adjudicatory models such as Med-arb, Arb-med, and neutral fact-finding experts
  • Examines latest developments in online dispute resolution
  • Provides extensive references, case law, bibliography, and precedents
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About the Author
Henry Brown is a solicitor, mediator and trainer, now retired from legal practice. Co-author of ADR Principles & Practice (First Edition 1993, Second Edition 1999), he has been involved in the establishment of various mediation training programmes including the initial training faculty of CEDR, co-founding the Family Mediators Association (of which he is a Vice-President) and establishing the mediation programme for Resolution.
Arthur L. Marriott QC is the Head of Chambers at 12 Gray's Inn Square. He is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong. His practice focuses on international arbitration and commercial litigation. He is the co-author of ADR Principles and Practice (First Edition 1993, Second Edition 1999), and a co-editor of, and author in, Bernstein's Handbook of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice (3rd edition.).