A Critical Analysis of the Difference between Illegal and Irregular Procedure

When the procedure followed in any jurisprudence is vast and highly complex, it is inevitable that procedural irregularities will occur. Therefore, the statutes and common law take this into consideration and all irregularities are not prima facie considered void. Meaning of Procedure under the Law Etymologically, the word ‘procedure’ means the official way of doing something or a… Read More »

Negotiation – Meaning, Scope, Advantage & Disadvantage

Negotiation meaning: Negotiation is the process of dispute resolution between parties, through mutual understanding and agreement where there is no involvement of the third party. Introduction Negotiation as the name suggests means discussion with the objective to solve the issue at hand which is also called the negotiation problem. Nelson Mandela mentioned that “Negotiation and discussion are the greatest… Read More »

Ethical Standards in Mediation

There are certain common principals which are followed by the mediators at the time of the mediation session. Several organizations have draft ground rules for the mediators to follow. The Common Ethical standards followed in the Mediation Process are – Impartiality, Integrity, Confidentiality, Honesty, Self-Determination etc.  Introduction Mediation is a client-driven process. Here the parties appoint a neutral third party to mediate in a… Read More »

Negotiation Strategies

There are several strategies that one can adopt to effectively continue the negotiation process but here we will discuss 4 major Negotiation Strategies: 1.Bargaining, 2.Roger Fisher And William L. Ury, 3. BATNA, ZOPA. Introduction Negotiation is a subtle art which is often used these days by the scholars and the critics of the legal fraternity. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce… Read More »