The Global Pound Conference: A Conversation on the Future of Dispute Resolution
 Asian Journal on Mediation 70
17 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last revised: 3 Feb 2017
Date Written: September 20, 2016
The inaugural conference of the Global Pound Conference Series was hosted by Singapore in March 2016. A key feature of the series was the gathering of views from a wide range of stakeholders concerning the current development of dispute resolution, identifiable gaps and ways to enhance access to justice in the future. This article analyses preliminary trends emerging from the views elicited at the conference, offering views on the current state of Singapore’s dispute resolution landscape; the future directions of dispute resolution; the future practice modality of legal advisors; and ways to engender change in dispute resolution and access to justice.
Keywords: Global Pound Conference, dispute resolution, International Mediation Institution, Pound Conference, role of lawyers
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