Costs Sanctions For Failing to Respond to an Offer to Mediate: A Warning to Litigants in the UK

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Explore:  Mediation UK

A recent UK Court of Appeal judgment demonstrates a clear and unequivocal endorsement of mediation and makes clear that a party who refuses to acknowledge or engage in an invitation to participate in mediation can face significant financial penalties.

 

Topics:  Mediation, UK

Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Civil Procedure Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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