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ADR & Mediation
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Course Aims:

On 22nd February 2012 the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) launched the family arbitration scheme. This is an important initiative in family dispute resolution and impacts upon all family practitioners concerned with financial and property disputes. This podcast aims to introduce listeners to the IFLA scheme and explains how it works in practice.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the nature of arbitration and the background to the IFLA scheme;
  • Be familiar with the legal framework that governs family arbitration;
  • Know the scope of the scheme and understand which disputes can and cannot be arbitrated;
  • Understand how the scheme works and what parties sign up to when they enter into arbitration;
  • Be familiar with the powers of the arbitrator and the procedures within the arbitral process;
  • Appreciate why arbitration can be an attractive alternative to the court process;
  • Understand the costs position in family arbitration cases;
  • Understand the nature of an arbitral award and how it can be enforced.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:

In this podcast, Nicholas Francis QC and Timothy Scott QC from 29 Bedford Row discuss the family arbitration scheme launched by the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) on 22nd February 2012 and explain how it works in practice.

Date Recorded: 17th September 2012

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