The Dispute Resolution Centre was established in 1989 and has a national reputation in training, teaching, research and mediation practice. It is based in the Faculty of Law and has an inter-disciplinary focus.
The aims and objectives of the Centre are:
- To promote a better understanding of the need for, dynamics of and advantages of consensus-oriented procedures of dispute resolution.
- To develop modules in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution in the Law School programs.
- To provide training in dispute resolution methods for lawyers and other professionals involved in this field.
- To encourage and facilitate research and publications in the different areas of dispute resolution.
- To provide an umbrella organisation for individuals and bodies involved in this field.
Senior Teaching and Research Members
Adjunct Professor Laurence Boulle
Emeritus Professor John Wade
Professor Bobette Wolski
Linda Kochanski, Assistant Professor