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“Quick and dirty” online justice better than no justice, says Neuberger as he laments legal aid policy failure

“Quick and dirty” online dispute resolution (ODR) is better than “no justice or absurdly over-priced justice”, the president of the Supreme Court has said in a wide-ranging speech that included a devastating critique of legal aid policy over the past two decades.

July 5th, 2017 | No Comments »

Pioneering ODR platform to rein in ambitions after commercial setback

The partnership behind an pioneering online dispute resolution platform for divorce is to be disbanded for commercial reasons, and the venture will be replaced by a scaled-down project that will for the first time involve face-to-face contact with lawyers.

April 3rd, 2017 | No Comments »

It’s time for state-backed online dispute resolution, says Susskind-led CJC group

It is time for a “radical and fundamental change” in the way the courts deal with low-value claims, a major report argues today, calling for the introduction of state-backed online dispute resolution across England and Wales in 2017.

February 16th, 2015 | 3 Comments »

Ebay’s former online dispute resolution team targets UK after $5m cash injection

An online dispute resolution business that spun out of eBay is heading to the UK after receiving a $5m cash injection from venture capitalists. Modria is setting up its European operation in the UK, where it will be headed by solicitor Graham Ross.

July 31st, 2013 | 2 Comments »