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From the archives - August 2001

President’s report

Description of a visit to Beijing to share experiences with members of China’s embryonic legal system

Online mining reports service

Coal Authority has developed an internet service for the ordering and delivery of coal mining reports

Land Register update – certified plans

New guidelines applying to the submission of certified plans

Mediating: a cultural revolution

The merits of mediation and the lawyer’s role in facilitating its success

Constructing an adjudicated settlement

Mediation may be the most fashionable form of ADR, but adjudication is now increasingly the option of first resort to resolve construction disputes

The Falkirk experience

How mediation is encouraged in Falkirk Sheriff Court as a route to resolving family disputes

Learning from across the Atlantic

How solicitor Susie Clark has developed a practice which places mediation at its core

Countdown to N2

An overview of the new investment business regime under the Financial Services Authority

Internet defamation: Motley fools rush in

Totalise Plc v Motley Fool Ltd seems to set down a strict requirement of disclosure of ownership of email accounts if the interests of justice are to be served

Transferred file – or hand grenade?

The risks that arise when a current file is transferred from one fee earner to another

European opinion on MDPs

Report on the Advocate General’s opinion in the Nova case and other EU updates

Book reviews

Reviews of Delictual Damages; The Law of Evidence in Scotland