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  • Planning ahead: Force Majeure clauses

    18 October 2019

    A force majeure clause is a clause in a contract which seeks to preclude a party’s liability for a breach caused by certain events outside their control.…

  • Solicitor's Negligence: Allegations of Dishonesty

    20 May 2019

    In the solicitor’s negligence claim of Brearley v Higgs & Sons [2019], the High Court was asked to consider whether one party may refer in the pleadings to allegations of dishonesty made against the other party, when there is not yet clear supporting evidence to back those allegations up.…

  • What is Commercial Mediation?

    15 May 2017

    Commercial mediation is a flexible, voluntary and confidential form of alternative dispute resolution in which a neutral third party assists parties to work towards a negotiated settlement of their dispute. …

  • What is Mediation Advocacy?

    15 May 2017

    Most parties to a ​mediation will benefit from having formal representation to assist and advise them throughout the process and present their case. Mediation advocacy is the skilled technique of presenting and arguing a client’s position, needs and interests in a non-adversarial way.…

  • Barlow Robbins International Brochure

    13 April 2017

    Barlow Robbins is dedicated to meeting the business and personal needs of our clients where there are international dimensions.…