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We would like, sir, to jointly submit in due course the full report that we're doing jointly on alternative dispute resolution and currently we expect it to be published in March, and we've done a draft of it, which I trust you received. We have an advisory committee involving a number of lawyers chaired by Sir Stephen Sedley, and we hope it will be a valuable contribution.

It's our view that judges could take cognisance of the willingness or otherwise of parties to engage in any of the several potential fora for -- or mechanisms for dispute, but they're not obliged to.

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