Robin has been appointed an Adjudicator for the The Society for Computers and Law Technology Disputes Adjudication Scheme.
The Scheme is a three-month procedure for “technology” disputes. It covers any dispute arising from a contract for the provision of tech-related goods and services including software development contracts, outsourcing arrangements, systems integration contracts, IT consultancy contracts, software licensing agreements, blockchain/smart contracts and cloud computing contracts.
No restriction on the size or scope of tech disputes that may be referred.
More details can be found on the SCL Scheme webpage: https://www.scl.org/adjudicationscheme
Robin has recently been appointed as a Trainer and Consultant at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) the the largest conflict management and resolution consultancy in the world.
Robin has completed a project to re-write the Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry Council Approved Inspector Register. The Code covers the statutory professional regulator scheme covering professionals who conduct Buildings Regulations inspections.
The new Code, which can be seen here, was approved by the Secretary of State.
Following the work, Robin received the following testimonial:
“The end result is a testament to the positive and open way that this piece of work was approached and the new Code of Conduct will go a long way towards driving up standards in the sector.”
Robin has recently completed Board and Panel Member training for the Irish Medical Council and Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.
The topics included:
- Emerging trends and innovations in health regulation
- Approach to dishonesty
- Inquisitorial or adversarial panel questioning
- Unconscious and cognitive bias
- Proceeding in absence
- Privacy applications
- Structured decision making
- Sanctions – including comparative analysis with UK regulators
- The importance of protecting the reputation of the profession
- Drafting minutes and reasons
Robin has been appointed as both an Arbitrator and Mediator to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 189 member states.
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is a neutral, international and non-profit dispute resolution provider that offers time- and cost-efficient alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options. WIPO mediation, arbitration, expedited arbitration, and expert determination enable private parties to efficiently settle their domestic or cross-border IP and technology disputes out of court. The WIPO Center is also the global leader in the provision of domain name dispute resolution services under the WIPO-designed UDRP.
WIPO has particular strength resolving disputes in respect of internet domain names. It provides time- and cost-efficient mechanisms to resolve internet domain name disputes, without the need for court litigation. This service includes the WIPO-initiated Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), under which the WIPO Center has processed over 37,000 cases.