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This journal brings together thinking from across the dispute resolution community and provides stimulating professional development.

Resolution Institute has partnered with the Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle to continue to offer a journal that is a hub for high quality intellectual thinking that contributes to members and the wider dispute resolution community.

Read the latest and 40th anniversary edition

This 40th anniversary edition, published in June 2021, brings together case notes, book reviews, articles and our new section Practitioner's Notes. A huge thank you to all the contributors who have shared their knowledge and experience of dispute resolution. Thanks also to our editor Russell Thirgood, the peer reviewers and senior students and lecturers at Newcastle Law School, without whose efforts this journal would not be possible.

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We are celebrating 40 years of the arbitrator and mediator with Vol 2 being released in December 2021.

19 Aug 2021 Request for submission of abstracts open
7 Sept 2021 Closing date for receipt of abstracts
11 Oct 2021 Closing date for receipt of final article
7 Dec 2021 Publication of journal

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