JAMS International provides medation and arbitration services worldwide for fast, cost-effective and confidential resolution of commercial disputes. JAMS is regarded as a user-focused ADR provider with efficient case management and first-class neutrals.
Each year, 50,000 lawyers pass through JAMS's offices to settle complex, high-value claims. Our geographic spread and careful vetting of neutrals offers a global assurance of quality. With cases originating from over 40 countries annually, we are recognized leaders in international dispute resolution.
The legal profession is in the midst of unprecedented change, driven by increasing sophistication of IT systems, economic hardship and, in the UK at least, deregulation.
Against this backdrop, the adoption of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) - most commonly, mediation and arbitration - is growing across sectors and the world.
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