Principles of Dispute Resolution 3e Book+eBook

Principles of Dispute Resolution 3e Book+eBook

By David Spencer


$136.00* RRP

Date: 05/05/2020

Code: 42687810

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Principles of Dispute Resolution 3rd edition explains the philosophy, theory and practice of dispute resolution in Australia.

The third edition has been updated with the latest amended legislation and new case law. Further, there is brand new materials on the theory of and value of conflict and the state’s role in stealing conflict; and, disruptive technologies and dispute resolution. The third edition discusses the expansive nature of dispute resolution processes in the private and public sectors and the developing law around the practise of dispute resolution.

David Spencer is a leading researcher and writer in Australia on the development of the law of dispute resolution in Australia. He has been researching and writing on dispute resolution for nearly 30 years and is the Chief Editorial Consultant of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal. He is a solicitor, academic and mediator and therefore, brings a practical focus to the practise of dispute resolution.

Topics covered by this work include:

  • What is conflict and dispute resolution?
  • Negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Additional processes such as: conciliation; partnering; dispute advisers and review boards; and, adjudication, appraisals and determinations
  • Jurisdictionally specific hybrid processes, such as: collaborative law; restorative justice; hybrid and combined processes; and, online dispute resolution
  • Statutory or court-annexed dispute resolution schemes
  • Legal issues, such as: confidentiality; privilege; immunity; enforceability of settlement agreements; and, the drafting of dispute resolution clauses in contracts
  • Ethics and standards
  • The future of dispute resolution

Written in plain legal English, this text is a valuable guidebook to help students and practitioners alike understand the theory and practise of dispute resolution in Australia.

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