The Use of ADR in Tenancy Deposit Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation, Tenant Disputes

Tenancy Deposit Disputes

Since the introduction of tenancy deposit protection legislation in 2007, millions of deposits totalling billions of pounds have been protected. At its core are three government approved tenancy deposit protection (TDP) schemes. Deposit Protection Service MyDeposits Tenancy Deposit Scheme Underpinning them is a robust method of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) used to resolve any disputes about the amount of deposit … Read More

Five Facts about Mediation

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

Five facts about mediation

Applicable to businesses, consumers, communities, contracts, human resources, families, personal injuries, public policies and property, mediation is a heavyweight method of alternative dispute resolution. Here are five facts about mediation, the process and the outcomes. 1. It’s accessible There are many misconceptions about mediation. One of which is that it’s not commonly accessible. Even the stringent and archaic UK court … Read More

Neighbourhood Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes, Neighbourhood Disputes, Noise disputes, Nuisance disputes

Property Resolution People - Neighbourhood Disputes

There is a well known saying that the actions of one, affect the many. Neighbourhood disputes are a prime example of that. Without even realising it, we each have our own standards of acceptability pertaining to the area around our home and our neighbourhood. It seems obvious to state but this varies greatly from individual to individual. And therein lies … Read More

Boundary Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes

Property Resolution People - Boundary disputes

When property lines are drawn but someone crosses them, what do you do? Encroaching on someone else’s property – even by a centimetre or two – can cause (and often does) some of the biggest property disputes. Even in the most simplistic scenario where the boundary is established, inconsiderate actions can still incite acrimony. And where the boundary itself is … Read More

Right of Way Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Rights of way

Right of Way

Habitual life in the suburbs can often form a set of relationship standards with those living around you. Formed as you go about your daily business, you probably don’t even notice the perfunctory smile as you pass on the footpath, or the cursory nod as you pass taking out the bins. All very pleasant. But what happens if those relationships … Read More