Alternative Dispute Resolution
Disputes co-exist with Business and commercial associations and ALO’s core practice is resolving such disputes to the satisfaction of its Client. Litigation may be a necessary component of a dispute resolution process, but it is only one of the effective tools we apply to resolve disputes.
ALO has experienced and effective senior lawyers with specialized training and expertise. ALO has long been at the forefront of ADR development, investing significantly in training its lawyers into a full range of the spectrum extending to arbitration, negotiation, mediation and settlement techniques, including settlement counselling.
ALO leads the way in arbitration by supporting claimants and respondents alike with top-notch legal and financial advice with a hands-on pragmatic approach. ALO’s team of attorneys have the unique experience, skills and insight to provide optimal and effective legal advice in this domain. We understand your business and objectives and possess a keen knowledge of the Rules, written and unwritten, that govern the ecology of arbitrations, domestic and international as also institutional or ad hoc. With particular depth industry knowledge in the power, oil and gas, natural resources (including mining and forestry), hotel management, financial services, infrastructure and government sectors, we will partner with you to help ensure your success.
ALO’s arbitration practice extends to all of the main arbitration forums and rules around the world, including the American Arbitration Association, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, the London Court of International Arbitration, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and many regional arbitration institutions. We also have extensive experience with ad hoc arbitration, including under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Rules.
ALO supports its clients through all stages of the arbitration process, from drafting the dispute resolution pleadings and evidence, damage analyses and quantum support, the arbitration hearing and post-arbitration enforcement and or challenges to the arbitral award.
ALO provides very comprehensive advice and support in the entire gamut of alternate dispute resolution both at the national and international front with its services extending to: –
- Negotiation with interested parties to bring about an amicable settlement through a voluntary process;
- Mediation to facilitate the resolution process encouraging Parties to decide according to their convenience and terms’
- Collaborative Law to facilitate the process of resolution in accordance with the terms of the contract mentioned specifically with the help of attorneys;
- Conciliation – act as, advice and support conciliators in discussions with the parties separately and try resolving their disputes.