Law & Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution In India-A detailed analysis
Author : Anirban Chakraborty
ISBN : 9789351436614
EDITION : 1st
NO. OF VOLUMES : 1
COPYRIGHT YEAR : 2016
Law & Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution In India has been designed keeping in view a diverse group of target audience including law and management students, lawyers, judges, policy makers, and corporate persons. The book aims to meet the increasing demand of knowledge and ideas on the various alternative modes of dispute resolution for all major stakeholders. The underlined idea of the text is to expose the audience to the complex array of dispute resolution processes, discuss their jurisprudence and highlight the advantages of each of these approaches, generically known as alternative dispute resolution (ADR). After a general introduction to ADR, the book provides a comprehensive discussion on the different aspects of law and procedure, in relation to conduct of arbitration in India and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. It then deals with the law and practice of negotiation, mediation, conciliation and the Lok-Adalat. The book also lays emphasis on the emerging areas in ADR practice in India like court-annexed ADR and ADR in the criminal justice system. It concludes with a critical appraisal of the implementation of ADR over the past decade and recommends some future steps to strengthen the practice of ADR in India. Key Features: • Comprehensive coverage of the legislations and other legal principles on ADR, including the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance 2015 • Detailed coverage of the latest Supreme Court decisions till 2015, and discussion of their implications on the law and its practice • Comprehensive discussion on implementation of Section 89 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, for popularizing court-annexed ADR • Practical tips for conduct of arbitration, mediation, conciliation and negotiation • Recommendations of future steps to strengthen the implementation and effective use of ADR
Anirban Chakraborty is Assistant Professor of Law at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. He has over 10 years of experience in teaching, research and practice on ADR. He has completed his Masters in Law from Vanderbilt Law School in USA with specialization in dispute processing and resolution techniques. He has published a number of articles and books with internationally reputed publishers and also worked in United Nations Development Programme as a consultant to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, on National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms.