Arbitration as a method of dispute resolution – Part 2

There are different forms of arbitration. PAA Ramsden enunciates there being consensual arbitration, statutory arbitration (such as the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995), court-directed arbitration, ad hoc arbitration, institutional arbitration, documents-only arbitration, fast-track arbitration, ex parte arbitration, and multi-party arbitration. All these different forms, according to arbitration proponents, have their own advantages, especially when compared to litigation. In general, these advantages are: Speed/Saving Time  Arbitration is usually quicker in bringing resolution to a dispute than litigation. The primary factors, in this case, being lengthy delays […]