“How much is that dispute in the window? …The one with the waggly tail” – The true cost of conventional dispute resolution and how mediation could help resolve local authority complaints much more quickly and cost effectively.

“How much is that dispute in the window? …The one with the waggly tail” – The true cost of conventional dispute resolution and how mediation could help resolve local authority complaints much more quickly and cost effectively.

The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) for England and Wales recently published the outcome of a complaint made against London Borough of Barnet (Barnet). Briefly, in late 2015 the complainant, A, applied to Barnet as homeless and contended that she was in priority...
Civil Mediation and Critical Thinking from ASM Plus – “Israeli  Gears” – A Look at Public and Corporate Decision Making, How the Mediation Process Differs and the Importance of Preparation and Time Management

Civil Mediation and Critical Thinking from ASM Plus – “Israeli Gears” – A Look at Public and Corporate Decision Making, How the Mediation Process Differs and the Importance of Preparation and Time Management

I am indebted to my fellow ASM Plus team member Anthony Wooding as this piece is inspired by a blog that he posted on the website of his law firm, Kerseys, a few years ago. He will shortly be providing us with one of his sequence of up-to-date, highly original...