Musings of a busy mind

The Trusts Bill passed its second reading (and the Committee of the House) yesterday, and should pass its third and final reading in the next day or so. Despite some teething problems, or growing pains if you prefer, mediation and arbitration are now recognised as means of resolving trust disputes.

With apologies to Neil Armstrong, this has proven to be a great leap for [a] man and a small step for mankind.


LawTalk has kindly agreed to publish my article on the Arbitration Amendment Act 2019.

Coincidentally, LawPoints has also published a further article on the arbitration provisions of the Trusts Bill 2017, which will return to the House shortly (it's currently No 5 on the Order Paper). There are considerable problems with the arbitration provisions in the Bill, as currently drafted ... see links below