Tag Archives | alternative dispute resolution

Could mediation get BP out of ‘Deepwater’?

By Gaby Goundry   The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico stands as the United States’ worst ever offshore oil spill, and on 25th February this year, the high-stakes trial to determine how much more BP and other companies should pay began. Stuart Smith, an attorney at Smith Stag, represents a number of […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Eileen Carroll – Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa

CEDR is delighted to confirm that Deputy Chief Executive Eileen Carroll has been awarded a Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa for an outstanding career as a commercial mediator. ‘Honorary QC’s’, as they are sometimes known, are open to qualified lawyers and legal academics who have made a major contribution to the law of England and Wales outside practice […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

The European Small Claims Procedure

ECC-Net is a European network made up of 29 European Consumer Centers placed in each Member State and Iceland and Norway. Each European Consumer Center (“ECC”) provides information and advice to consumers on cross border disputes. The ECC seeks an amicable resolution between the parties and where appropriate refers the consumer to the relevant claims […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }