Sir Richard Susskind’s Dispute Prevention Wisdom

Sir Richard Susskind is a British law professor, author, speaker, and advisor to businesses and governments.  He has studied and written extensively about a wide variety of subjects. In his 2008 book, “The End of Lawyers?”, he addressed the subject of lawyer-client relations, and particularly the “irrational” failure of the business and legal worlds to … Read more

The Most Powerful Practical Case That Has Yet Been Made for Using Dispute Prevention

Noah Hanft, who now serves as an arbitrator, mediator, consultant and executive coach, had distinguished himself as a practicing lawyer and General Counsel of Mastercard during the earlier phases of his career.  In common with the majority of practicing lawyers, inside corporate counsel, and business leaders of his generation, during those phases of his career … Read more

Language and expressions that can be used to encourage the practice of anticipation and prevention

Human beings have long been using anticipation and prevention practices, both defensively as protection, and proactively as a way to make life easier for themselves. Over time, much “prevention lore” has been passed on from generation to generation, in both written and oral form. Much of it is obvious, much of it is redundant, but … Read more