|Start time||30 Sep 2020 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||30 Sep 2020 1:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Live Stream Only|
|Speaker||See Full Program|
|Designed for||Legal Practioners|
Professional Skills: 1.0
Substantive Law: 3.0
ADR - Strategies and Skills Half Day Conference
ADR Options – Strategies and Insights
This session will provide unique insights into the various methods on resolving disputes. The presenter will discuss ADR options from a practical and legal perspective and provide strategies to utilise the various options to their best advantage.
This session will also address the advantages and disadvantages of each of the following options:
Arbitration Rules 2020
For contracts entered into on or after 1 January 2020 the Rules apply where the parties agree to submit a dispute to arbitration in accordance with: (a) The Resolution Institute Arbitration Rules; (b) The IAA Arbitration Rules; (c) The IAMA Arbitration Rules; (d) The IAMA Fast Track Arbitration Rules; or (e) The Rules for the Conduct of Commercial Arbitrations (including the Expedited Commercial Arbitration Rules).
The Rules cover the essentials of the arbitration process including their operation, commercial relationship with Arbitrator, Joinder, recoverable legal fees and other important revisions.
Presented by: Toby Shnookal QC, Arbitrator, Victorian Bar
Mediation – How to Prepare When Your Client Has Not
The challenges of preparing for and attending mediation can be overwhelming when:
This session will address how you can overcome these challenges and achieve the best outcome. It will also provide guidance on how you can take control of the process even in circumstances when no one seems to be prepared or cooperating.
Presented by: Donna Ross, Accredited Mediation Specialist, Donna Ross Dispute Resolution
Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses – Which is the Best Option?
Once a dispute occurs it is usually too late to renegotiate the dispute resolution clause. If there are options provided for resolution, what are the factors to weigh up in advising the best option? What are the common problems arising from poorly drafted clauses? What are the consequences of ambiguity or uncertainty in these clauses?
This session will address these issues and provide guidance on how best to deal with the ‘uncertain, poorly worded or too many options’ dispute resolution clauses.
Presented by: James Clarke, Partner, Ashurst
Amelia Barrow, Lawyer, Ashurst
Online ADR - How to maximise success
How has COVID-19 impacted the efficiency and effectiveness of ADR practices? How do you navigate the current limitations to ensure the best outcome for your client. Our presenter will discuss the do’s and don’ts of engaging in the ADR process totally online.
Presented by: Wendy Gaddie, Principal Mediator, Mediation Matters Melbourne