Civil Justice Reform – Implications for the Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution

    May 2009

    Among the many amendments to the rules of the High Court and District Court in Hong Kong that will come into effect on 2 April this year through the Civil Justice Reform ("CJR"), there are several that have a direct or indirect effect on ADR.

    This is a copy of an article which first appeared in Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2009, Asian DR 49 written by Keith Brandt about Civil Justice Reform and its implications for the future of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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