Court Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Practice of Settlement Policy

David Bamford, Mark Rankin

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We have dealt with case management and associated issues in Chapter 4, and have seen how the courts, through the various rules of court, strive to manage litigation so as to achieve a just, expeditious, efficient and economical resolution of
disputes. It might be argued that case management thereby promotes settlement, rather than conventional adjudication, as the primary means of dispute resolution;2 settlement of a dispute certainly appears to satisfy most of the above objects of case management, as it is usually a timely and relatively inexpensive means of dispute resolution...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Civil Litigation
Place of PublicationPyrmont, NSW
PublisherThomson Reuters
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9780455245089
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • litigation
  • dispute resolution
  • settlement policy


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