Tag Archives: negotiations

Time limited obligations to engage in “friendly discussions” before proceeding to arbitration may be binding

[We are grateful for the following guest post from Charlotte Bamford, a Trainee Solicitor currently sitting in the Commercial Litigation Group of our London office.] In Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited [2014] EWHC 2104 (Comm), the Commercial … Continue reading

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Mandatory Mediation: Multi-tier Clauses and the Court System

Recently, the English Court of Appeal in Wright v Michael Wright Supplies Ltd & Anor [2013] EWCA Civ 234 lamented the difficulties faced by the courts in managing cases filed or defended by litigants in person. One issue raised was the … Continue reading

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