The advantage of using commercial mediation over commercial litigation
SubjectsM221 Business and Commercial Law
MetadataShow full item record
AbstractCommercial litigation is the one oldest methods of resolving a dispute between parties, which dates back many centuries. The normal way to resolve a dispute was primarily through the courts, the way to the courts is principally through the lawyers. Many lawyers recognise that following the court route for every dispute would mean it would be too costly, of legal resources, of court time. As a result of commercial litigation becoming costly, time consuming method of resolving dispute, there has been much discussion and many attempts, not only to find ways of making the court process more accessible and affordable to ordinary people, but also to divert disputes away from the courts, into various recognised forms of alternative dispute resolution such as commercial mediation. This has led to many disputant over the recent years using other forms of dispute resolution, which are cost effective and to which people are to an extent satisfied. Therefore the emergence of other forms of dispute resolutions has led to commercial litigation once being a household name, and a famous renowned process for resolving disputes in the shadows of other dispute resolutions, which to an extent are more preferred and seem as the most suitable forms of resolving disputes. For example commercial mediation in comparison to commercial ligation can be see less cost effective, less formal, lets the disputants decide upon the outcomes, less rigid, whereas commercial litigation on the other hand it expensive, time consuming an emotional and distressful process and is more formal and not flexible.
CitationFarooq, B. (2012) 'The advantage of using commercial mediation over commercial litigation'. LLM Dissertation. University of Bedfordshire.
PublisherUniversity of Bedfordshire
TypeThesis or dissertation
DescriptionProject submitted in partial fulfillment of the post graduate degree of LLM
The following license files are associated with this item:
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The flesh trade in Europe: trafficking in women and children for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitationMelrose, Margaret; Barrett, David (Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), 2006-08-18)This paper explores the phenomenon of trafficking for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) in the context of a changing Europe and pays particular attention to the situation in the UK. It discusses difficulties with defining the issue of trafficking and the reasons for an apparent increase in this phenomenon in recent years. It then considers trafficking as a process and the challenges of measuring the scale of the problem. The paper goes on to consider trafficking routes and examines the situation in Britain. Finally, official responses to the problem in Britain are considered.
The flesh trade in Europe: trafficking in women and children for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitationMelrose, Margaret; Barrett, David (Taylor & Francis, 2006-08-18)This paper explores the phenomenon of trafficking for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) in the context of a changing Europe and pays particular attention to the situation in the UK. It discusses difficulties with defining the issue of trafficking and the reasons for an apparent increase in this phenomenon in recent years. It then considers trafficking as a process and the challenges of measuring the scale of the problem. The paper goes on to consider trafficking routes and examines the situation in Britain. Finally, official responses to the problem in Britain are considered.
Exploring the commercial value of social networks: enhancing consumers’ brand experience through Facebook pagesChen, Hsin; Papazafeiropoulou, Anastasia; Chen, Ta-Kang; Duan, Yanqing; Liu, Hsiu-Wen; University of Bedfordshire (Emerald, 2014)Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to understand the factors which impact upon the consumers’ willingness to utilise company Facebook pages and e-word-of mouth by proposing and testing a conceptual framework which is inspired by theories in marketing and information systems fields. The authors believe that only by applying both theories will provide a more complete understanding of the relationship between brand experience and Facebook. The research model attempts to illustrate the factors according to customers’ intrinsic and extrinsic motivations and their impact on brand experience, brand Facebook page loyalty and e-word-of-mouth (E-WOM). Design/methodology/approach – The authors adopted an online survey method for data collection. The subjects the authors used were Facebook users. The data were collected in Taiwan over spring 2011. The authors then used the structural equation model to analyse the data collected. Findings – The findings suggest that users are influenced by the technical characterises of a brand Facebook page, such as ease of use and usefulness, which might be combated by attempting to reduce customer effort when accessing Facebook pages. The authors conclude that customer effort influenced brand experience and consequently loyalty to brand Facebook pages and E-WOM. Research limitations/implications – The limitations of this study relate to the investigation of consumer perspectives in a specific geographical context and time frame. Originality/value – The study’s contributions are both theoretical and practical, as it offers new insights into brand experience attitudes in an online environment and useful insights to companies willing to market themselves on Facebook. Keywords Marketing, Facebook, Virtual community, Extrinsic motivations, Intrinsic motivations Paper type Research paper