Resolution Institute news
CEO update | November 2021 | Introducing our new board, and thoughts on an important new report
CEO update | September 2021 | Celebrating our committees' and sub-committees’ stellar work, showcasing our new training offerings and more
CEO update | July 2021 | Rounding up the conference, and reflecting on achievements in the past year
CEO update | June 2021 | An important conference update, and a reminder to renew your membership
CEO update | May 2021 | Counting down to the conference, an important EOI, and the triennial review
Dr. Jane Bolitho has been appointed as the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice at the Wellington School of Business and Government
CEO update | March 2020 | Planning for the new normal: our new initiatives and changes to CPD requirements
CEO update | February 2020 | Celebrating special achievement, advocating mediation and looking forward…
MEDIA RELEASE - Former Chief Justice champions dispute resolution with Resolution Institute
FJS review panel chair on Radio NZ
Hear from Rosslyn Noonan on potential chances to the family justice system.
Another 'down-under' winner of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition
Congratulations to the the Auckland University Law School team and all those who supported them!
Review Panel's initial thoughts on changes for the NZ family justice system
Consultation document outlines proposed changes.
NZ Law Awards Mediator of the Year
Congratulations to the 2018 Mediator of the Year and all the finalists.
MSB announces results of the Board election
The MSB has announced the results of the Board election, which took place at the 2018 AGM.
Spotlight on practice conference
Wellington turned on the weather and facilitators and participants turned on the learning...
Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service launched
intended as a 'one stop shop' to fast-track outstanding residential insurance claims.
NZ Patron Hon Sir Ian Barker QC retires
The Board acknowledges Sir Ian’s contribution in more than 20 years of service as Patron.
NZ Law Awards Mediator of the Year
Finalists for the 2018 Mediator of the year have been announced.
Consultation opens for NZ FJS review
The panel appointed to review the 2014 Family Justice System Reforms announce consultation process.
Panel announced to review 2014 FJS changes
NZ Minister of Justice announces panel and expert advisory group to review Family Justice System.
Carol Powell awarded honorary life membership
The Board acknowledged Carol's significant contribution to DR in NZ and to Resolution Institute.
Dispute resolution community mourns the passing of Sir Laurence Street
Resolution Institute honours Sir Laurence Street as its Patron and Honorary Life Member.
'Mediation in New Zealand' launched
Annabel Shaw and Grant Morris launched their new book last night.
2018 Michael Klug award and Luminary award night
RI acknowledged the achievements of Sarah Blake and contributions of ex-Chair Margaret Halsmith.
GPC reports on 2016-17 input from those involved in DR
2500 participants cast their votes about what they consider the future directions of DR.
Arbitrators and mediators in the spotlight at the Australasian Law Awards 2018
Congratulations to John Wakefield and Dr Anne Purcell.
AAT boosts law students’ negotiation skills
Resolution Institute sponsored Noot competition promotes negotiation skills among law students.
NZ Govt Centre for DR
GCDR updated NZ members on their work and encouraging Government to greater use of DR.
NZ Ministry of Justice releases reports
Read research reports looking at the Family Justice System reforms introduced in 2014.
Function in NZ celebrates contributions to DR
Jane Schaverien and Colin McKenzie were remembered.
Bernie Mayer workshops in Australia February 2018
Join Bernie Myers on getting to the heart of conflict.
2017 NZ Law Awards Mediator of the Year
Congratulations to the 2017 Mediator of the Year and all the finalists.
Conflict Resolution Conference 2017: papers available
Papers from the wide range of great presentations from the conference are now available.
Over 300 people at 2017 Conflict Resolution Conference
Mediators and restorative facilitators gathered in Wellington last week.
NZ Law Awards finalists announced
See finalists for the Resolution Institute sponsored Mediator of the Year Award.
Resolution Institute sponsors ICC commercial mediation competition
University of Auckland received Resolution Institute prize for best Australian and New Zealand team.
Legal Updates by Clayton Utz - an invaluable resource
Resolution Institute recognises the work of the case note drafters at breakfast event.
GPC New Zealand - My Musings
Annabel Shaw, New Zealand GPC Local Organising Committee Chair shares her key takeaways.
GPC Sydney - a participant's view
LOC member and panel moderator Stephen Lancken proposes a number of opportunities for practitioners.
Resolution Institute responds to Security of Payment Laws review
Read the full submission on the Issues Paper by John Murray AM released February 2017.
VIC member in Queen's Birthday honours list
Dr Gordon Langford Hughes AM appointed Member of the Order of Australia.
Use of arb/med/arb by the same practitioner
Consider contributing to this international research by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Successful GPC conferences in Australia and New Zealand
Over 180 professionals attended the conferences held in Sydney and Auckland on 29 and 31 May.
Resolution Institute responds to NSW Farm Debt Mediation Act review
Read the full submission to the Rural Assistance Authority.
Strategic innovation project announced with ODR developer
MOU signed with tech company to provide members exclusive access to ODR platform.
Contributions from the National Mediation Conference 2016 published
Articles based on papers published in a special issue of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal
Resolution Institute's social media reaches more members
Staff members' contribution to new decentralised social media posting trial recognised.
Resolution Institute prepares submissions
Members invited to submit their views on Security of Payments and NSW Farm Debt Mediation Act.
Resolution Institute responds to proposed DR model provisions
Read the full submission to the New South Wales Law Reform Commission on the Discussion Paper.
Commercial mediation users' perspectives
Latest research in a series on commercial mediation in NZ explores users' perspectives.
Resolution Institute sponsors DR awards
Finalists for two new awards at the Australasian Law Awards announced.
Research on tax disputes systems design published
Read the findings of this PhD research study to which Resolution Institute members had contributed.
Asia-Pacific DR practitioners to meet in Jakarta
Indonesian Academy of Independent Mediators and Arbitrators (MedArbId) to host 3rd Annual Symposium.
NSW Facilitative SIG organises successful breakfast discussion
More than 50 practitioners packed the venue at Holman Webb Lawyers in Sydney.
Lawyers in mediation – how are they measuring up?
Share your experience and contribute to UNSW PhD research project.
DR information sessions for business people in SA
SA Chapter Committee Chair and member present case study of resolving commercial conflict.
Master class for adjudicators in Victoria
An opportunity for participants to improve their adjudication knowledge.
Attend one of our webinars!
Resolution Institute is launching a series of webinar events from March 2017.
Resolution Institute responds to Land Court of Queensland draft
Read the full response to the draft practice direction for 'Court Supervised Mediation' here.
Fellow member honoured on Australia Day
Ian Bailey AM SC appointed Member of the Order of Australia for service to law, DR and education.
Resolution Institute member to review security of payments legislation
Experienced adjudicator John Murray AM will undertake the wide-ranging review.
Life member awarded in NZ honours list
David A R Williams QC admitted as Knight Companion for services to international law and arbitration
Sydney Arbitration Week Great Debate
Heidi Jones and Erika Williams report on the successful event supported by McCullough Robertson.
Resolution Institute attends FRSA 2016 national conference
This conference focused on measuring success in the family and relationship sector.
Using neuroscience techniques in your mediation practice?
Share your experience and contribute to Bond University Juris Doctor thesis.
Students sit for Advanced Arbitration course exam
28 students sat for the exam in centres across Australia.
Resolution Institute holds successful Sydney Arbitration Week events
Events included The Great Debate and RAIF Arbitration Conference.
Successful meeting with key legal professionals
Attendees at Sydney event enthusiastic about the services and facilities of Resolution institute.
Resolution Institute comments on QLD farm debt mediation Bill
The Bill seeks to introduce a mandatory mediation scheme for farm business debt matters.
Notice of Resolution Institute Annual General Meeting 2016
Monday 28 November 2016. All the details and the downloadable documents available here.
Resolution Institute supports FRSA National Conference, Canberra
With a focus on measuring outcomes, this learning opportunity is of particular relevance to FDRPs.
Resolution Institute at National Mediation Conference
National Mediation Conference on the Gold Coast was a great success.
Resolution Institute responds to SA consultation paper on BCISP
Read our response to proposed changes to the BCIPA 2009 (SA) here.
Resolution Institute makes submission to SA Retail Act review
Read our response to the Review here.
GPC conferences launched
The Global Pound Conferences will be held in Sydney and Auckland in May and June (respectively) 2017
Newcastle ADR Forum
Great day of networking and professional development - in pictures. Resources published shortly.
Successful Melbourne events
Adjudicators welcomed the opportunity to discuss developments and opportunities with RI officials.
The Board is pleased to publish this Handbook - a guide for all Chapter and member group committees.