Important COVID-19 Update: specialist service launched for commercial lease disputes

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9 April 2020: In light of increasing demand, NZDRC has today launched a new reduced cost and fixed fee arbitration and mediation service to assist parties to commercial leases who find themselves in a dispute as to their payment obligations due to the ongoing lockdown.

Further information may be found here or by contacting our Registry staff.

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EARLY NEUTRAL EVALUATION PROTOCOL

The purpose of the Protocol is to promote and encourage the negotiated settlement and early and cost effective resolution of disputes under NZDRC’s Early Neutral Evaluation Programme.

The objective of the Protocol is to provide a guide to the rights and responsibilities of all participants in the Early Neutral Evaluation process under NZDRC’s Early Neutral Evaluation Programme.

This protocol is incorporated into the Early Neutral Evaluation process by reference in Recital B of the Agreement for Early Neutral Evaluation.

Click here to read the Early Neutral Evaluation Protocol.