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