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Mediation: Going Mainstream

Mediation: Going Mainstream

Business Ireland, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 2013 The Irish mediation landscape is growing in Ireland, but not without undergoing significant change. Dermot McEvoy, Partner at Eversheds and John Madden, Madden Mediation, provide an insight into mediation as a dispute resolution process Mediation, the most effective form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR ) is a process […]

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Voice of Experience

Voice of Experience

Business Ireland, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 2011 Since chairing his first mediation nearly 20 years ago, John Madden of Madden Mediation has become a voice of experience on Ireland’s growing alternative dispute resolution scene. Ireland’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) industry is gaining prominence among business owners, solicitors, barristers and judges. As the judiciary promotes its […]

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Construction Adjudication on the Rise Globally for Payment Disputes

Construction Adjudication on the Rise Globally for Payment Disputes

By John Madden – May 30, 2014 The methods of resolving construction payment disputes seem as myriad as the disputes themselves. In Ireland, the legislature last July enacted a law introducing a method of dispute resolution new to the Irish construction landscape—adjudication. The motivation behind the Construction Contracts Act 2013 was to create payment protection […]

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A Way to Avoid Fist Fights, or even Worse, Litigation

A Way to Avoid Fist Fights, or even Worse, Litigation

By Howard Klausner, Rostrum, Summer, 2002, at page 2 As a reporter who has covered police and politics for more decades than we care to admit, we have long agreed with Winston Churchill that democracy is the worst system of government on earth, except for any other system. And underlying the American Democracy is the […]

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Mediation Cuts Costs of Construction Disputes

Mediation Cuts Costs of Construction Disputes

by James T. Prior, Editor-in-Chief, New Jersey Business, June, 2002, at page 102 When disputes erupt among the participants of construction projects – developer, architect, consultant, contractor, subcontractor and vendor – it oft times winds up in a costly and time-consuming civil law suit. Some authoritative estimates place the legal tab at $300 billion, $1,000 […]

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Recipe for Success in Construction Mediation

Recipe for Success in Construction Mediation

By John P. Madden, Dispute Resolution Journal, May/July, 2001, at pages 16-27 John P. Madden, Esq., BSCE, MSCE, FCIArb, a 30-year veteran of the construction industry, first as a structural engineer- and later as a construction attorney, conducts a national mediation practice specializing ill resolving substantial, technically complex, multiparty design and contractor disputes. He can […]

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Mediation Ends Complex Construction Dispute

Mediation Ends Complex Construction Dispute

By John P. Madden, The Punch List, Summer, 1995, at pages 1, 9-10 Mediation has the potential to resolve construction disputes between the most hard-bitten parties. Because mediation uncovers the real needs of the parties and has a high success rate, the process deserves to be tried before other more financially and emotionally draining proceedings […]

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How to Win at Arbitration

How to Win at Arbitration

By John P. Madden, ADR: A Practical Guide to Resolve Construction Disputes, 1994, at pages 157-175 Introduction  To succeed at arbitration, three factors are most important: preparation; preparation; and preparation. There is simply no substitute for a well-organized, logical presentation. This can only be achieved with hard work. This chapter is designed to be a […]

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