Impact of Civil Justice Reform on Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Hong Kong Perspective

  • Christopher ToEmail author
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 31)


The purpose of this chapter is to attempt to address whether the Hong Kong Civil Justice Reforms (CJR) have had an impact on the Alternative Dispute Resolution landscape in Hong Kong. The contribution mainly focuses on arbitration, adjudication and mediation and attempts to provide an overview of how CJR have impacted on these ADR techniques.


Dispute Resolution National Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitral Tribunal Unnecessary Delay 
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  2. Lord Justice Jackson (2009–2010) Review of civil litigation cost, final report. Available at:

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong KongPeople’s Republic of China

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