Rebuilding New Zealand: A Case for Dispute Resolution Boards

Journal article | NZ | December 2014 | Available for purchase & free for members


New Zealand is at the beginning of the largest construction boom in 40 years. Unprecedented demand, strains on capacity, and the sheer number of projects are likely to create significant dispute resolution challenges. In meeting those challenges, this paper evaluates Dispute Resolution Boards and advocates their wider adoption in appropriate cases as an alternative method of dispute avoidance and resolution.

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We thank the author of this article Robert Fenwick Elliott and the journal editor Russell Thirgood for their contribution to this journal.

Tags: Adjudication, Arbitration, Expert determination, Mediation, Legal practice, Building and construction, Dispute handling administration