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International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management UK Centre

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To make our professional service more convenient to clients in different parts of the world, The International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) has set up a branch in the UK. The International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management UK Centre carries our business and service missions, to provide customers with the most comprehensive and high-quality professional services. Our UK office benefits our clients with better accessibility to our service in the UK. Services include professional risk management consultation, mediation, adjudication and arbitration and more. The categories of industries are broad, from international trade, property management, sales, maritime, healthcare, construction, intellectual property.

IDRRM-UK and IDRRMI continue to develop and further promote cross-border dispute resolution and risk management services. We have established a global network with more than 280 professional organizations, government departments, universities and specialists in more than 40 regions in the world while cultivating professionals with internationally recognized qualifications at the same time.

Our categories and areas of services

Professional Mediation Service

Mediation (Domestic / local)

Mediation is an effective means of settling disputes apart from litigation. The impartial and professionally trained mediator will assist all parties in undergoing negotiation and reaching a settlement that is acceptable to all parties. The mediator will also assist in drafting the “Mediated Settlement Agreement”. Our Internationally qualitified meditor in the U.K. would help you and dispute reaching a fair and mutually agreeable terms to settle the dispute peacefully and effectively. (Fee Schedule)

Workplace Mediation

Conflicts always start with individual differences. Nowadays, organizations are dynamic and complex, consisting of people with increasingly diverse values, backgrounds, views, and interests. Added with the consistent pressure on employees for the increase in efficiency and service quality, conflicts in the workplace are not uncommon. Conflicts can then deteriorate into workplace disputes, which may only bring harm to an organization, if no proper measure has been adopted. For more (Fee Schedule)

Cross-border and International Mediation

International enterprises with businesses or investment in Hong Kong, Mainland and overseas can be benefited from this Service. When disputes emerge, the “Cross-border and International Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution” mechanism will facilitate parties in reaching effective and feasible resolution options. For more (Fee Schedule)

Professional Arbitration Service

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that is conducted outside of the courts. It is a proceeding in which the nominated arbitrator(s) as an impartial third party, will judge to make decisions on a case of two parties’ claims. To arbitrate, both parties should agree upon consent to conducting arbitration to resolve the dispute. We provide professional arbitration services that that is confidential and highly flexible. We ensure the procedure is professionally conducted, supporting parties to reach a cross-border acceptance and enforceable outcomes. For more (Fee Schedule)

Professional Adjudication Service

Adjudication is a private, confidential, and consensual dispute resolution process to provide a legally binding and enforceable decision for the parties on an expedited basis. It allows prompt resumption of a long-duration contractual relationship when any dispute has arisen in any stage of a project before the contract is concluded or terminated. We provide procedural flexibility and transparency with high efficiency and cost-effectiveness to parties of the Adjudication in accordance with the Statutory Adjudication and/or Contractual Adjudication framework. For more

Professional Risk Management Service

Business of any size faces different kinds of unexpected events with the potential of impacting daily operations or cause catastrophic consequences to the business. These risks are usually the major reason for business uncertainty in an organization. We provide comprehensive risk management services covering business analyzing, market understanding, identifying and resolving risks that might occur in your business operation and opportubities. For more


We serve a wide spectrum of practice to both clients in the following types of areas:

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Contract
  • Community
  • Corporate
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Entertainment business
  • Environmental
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estates
  • ...and more

*Please contact and consult our administration for more information

Clauses

Risk Prevention Clauses

With a view to provide the best protection to the parties, we suggest to incorporate a dispute resolution clause in all business contracts and employment contracts.  We suggest below two sets of model clauses in Mediation and Arbitration.

Mediation clause

1) Mediation clause for [Domestic Disputes in UK]

The IDRRM UK Centre recommends the following Mediation Clause be inserted in any contract:

“Any dispute arising from or in connection with this contract shall be submitted to IDRRM UK Centre, which shall be conducted in accordance with the Mediation Rules of IDRRM UK Centre in effect at the time of mediation.”

2) International Dispute Resolution Clauses

[Applicable to cross-regional and international disputes]

2.1) Model dispute resolution clauses applicable to international regions (enforcement of settlement agreements and arbitral awards in different regions)

"Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract shall be first submitted to the Hong Kong International Mediation Centre (HKIMC) for mediation which shall be conducted in accordance with its International Dispute Resolution Mechanism in effect at the time of application (“the Mechanism”).  Any settlement reached in the course of the mediation shall be referred to the Hong Kong Center of International Commercial Arbitration or the arbitral tribunal designated by the Mechanism and shall be made a consent award on agreed terms.  If no settlement is reached, the dispute shall be finally settled under the Rules of the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration or the designated arbitral tribunal, by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules."

2.2) Model Clause for Dispute Resolution in China (Enforcement of Settlement Agreements and application of judicial confirmations in PRC Courts in China)

"Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract shall be first submitted to the Hong Kong International Mediation Centre (HKIMC) for mediation which shall be conducted in accordance with its International Dispute Resolution Mechanism in effect at the time of application (“the Mechanism”).  Any settlement reached in the course of the mediation shall be referred to the People’s Court in China designated by the Mechanism and shall be made a Judicial confirmation or Mediation Agreement.  If no settlement is reached, the dispute shall be finally settled under the Rules of the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration or the designated arbitral tribunal, by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules."

Arbitration Clause

The following model arbitration clause may be adopted in the contract by its parties who wish to arrange for any future dispute with arbitration under the HKCICA Arbitration Rules

"Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration (“HKCICA”) in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration ("HKCICA Rules") for the time being in force."

* The following are the additional terms for consideration:

  • The seat of the arbitration shall be [Hong Kong].**
  • The law of this arbitration clause shall be... [Hong Kong law]. **
  • The Tribunal shall consist of [one or three] ** arbitrator(s).
  • The language of the arbitration shall be [English]**.
  • **Adjusted according to clients’ requests

Location

Located is in the heart of Llangollen, the IDRRM-UK Centre is highly accessible. The office is close to A5 and transportation is convenient. The nearest airport is the Manchester International Airport.

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Contact Us

Local officer: Ms Selana Kong (Managing Director)

Email: uk.admin@idrrmi.org

Address: 10 Church Street, Llangollen, LL20 8HY, United Kingdom