ADR and Workplace Conflict: a French and British Perspective with Duncan Bagshaw

Chinwe Umegbolu

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I was thrilled to welcome Duncan Bagshaw to Episode 30 of the @ExpertViewsonADRvidpodcastshow . He is a #barrister and a partner with Howard Kennedy, a prestigious London-based full-service Law firm.

Duncan is a highly experienced lawyer who advises on large international disputes in #arbitration and #litigation proceedings. He handles cases from all over the #world and has particular experience in Africa, having lived and worked in the region and handled many disputes arising from #african projects. He has worked on many cases involving African law and African seats of arbitration.

Duncan wears many hats, so I have left the link to his profile below:

In this episode, we analysed the following questions:

1) How far has #adr enhanced #access to Justice in #france and the #UK?

2) Is there any measurable difference or impact on the Cost and Time Frame for settling disputes under ADR Compared to litigation?

3) Are employees or workers aware of ADR options regarding disputes or conflicts that might arise at the workplace?

4) To what extent are employees encouraged to use ADR to settle discrimination, bullying and harassment in the workplace-France / UK are the given context?

5) Why is ADR more prevalent or popular in the more complex societies (in this context UK) than in the less complex societies (Nigeria)?

6) What is the way forward for mass advocacy or #awareness of the benefits of utilising ADR in settling disputes or conflicts in the workplace?

7) Can Conflict or disputes at the workplace be prevented or avoided?

8) What type of mediation is best suited for workplace conflict?

9) What is your advice for people pursuing a #career in ADR?

#viral #conflict #shorts #shortvideo #street #awareness #tv #harvard #oxforduniversity #tedxtalks #tedxtalk
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2022


  • ADR
  • access to justice
  • Employment relations
  • Industrial relations
  • Mass advocacy adr
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appropriate Dispute Resolution
  • bullying
  • discrimination
  • Harrassment
  • Trade unions
  • Podcast
  • YouTube
  • interview
  • research
  • peacebuilding
  • education
  • Awareness
  • French
  • UK
  • Nigeria
  • talkshow
  • tvshow
  • Human resource management


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