CADR Win Government Contract for Costs Mediation

NHS Resolution (formerly the NHS Litigation Authority, or ‘NHSLA’) today launches its new mediation service with the announcement of its panel following a public tender. The service follows a successful pilot and has been designed to support injured claimants, their... read more

Bourne v Poznyak; The Risks Of Failing To Mediate

 This week we see another case where a party has unreasonably refused mediation, this time on the substantive matter which received subsequent costs penalties. This case highlights further endorsement on ADR from the Judiciary and the view Judges are taking on an... read more

UK Government Promotes ADR Further With New EU Directive

On the 18th June 2015 new government regulations concerning ADR were laid out in parliament and as a result, it will be mandatory for Traders in the UK to comply with the new requirements included in the EU directive on alternative dispute resolutions by the... read more

Launch of Costs Alternative Dispute Resolution

“CADR provides an excellent way in which those receiving and paying costs can settle their differences quickly, fairly and inexpensively” – Retired costs judge and CADR panel member Colin Campbell.   Costs Alternative Dispute Resolution has... read more

Costs Law Reports – July 2015 Bulletin

The following is an excerpt from the email newsletter for  where we were mentioned – For those who have not heard of the bulletin, CADR member Colin Campbell and Teresa Aitken write about the latest in costs law news;  ... read more

Medical Legal Costs ‘Excessive And Should Be Capped’

The government intends to put strict limits on the “excessive fees” some lawyers claim in medical negligence cases against the NHS in England. Officials want a defined limit on legal costs in cases where the claims are below £100,000, saying that some... read more

CADR Receives The Nod From The ACL

We’ve been featured in the ‘Association of Costs Lawyers’ e-bulletin for May 2015! Here’s what it said; Four practising Costs Lawyers have joined forces with former Senior Costs Judge Peter Hurst (pictured in eBulletin), one-time SCCO colleague... read more

Why Choose CADR?

  Over recent years, there has been a clear shift towards ADR and away from traditional litigation, for well-cited reasons including speed, mitigating cost and confidentiality. Beacons of ADR facilities are now found worldwide with well-renowned centres of... read more

New Website Launch

CADR also known as Costs Alternative Dispute Resolution are pleased to be launching an exciting new business website which displays a range of legal costs services for people looking to utilise the expertise of some of the UK’s leading Mediators, Barristers,... read more