Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

David Sixsmith

Publishing 7th June 2022. Available to pre-order from 23rd May 2022. To be notified, sign up to our newsletter below.

Revise SQE Dispute Resolution is written for anyone preparing for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE1) assessment. The book covers the life of a civil claim including the different options of dispute resolution available, commencing civil proceedings, responding to a claim, making interim applications, case management, evidential considerations, costs and enforcement of judgments. The fundamental principles are explained with reference to practical examples and readers will be able to test their knowledge at the end of each chapter using SQE-style single best answer multiple-choice questions.


Different options for dispute resolution

Resolving a dispute through a civil claim

Commencing proceedings

Responding to a claim

Statements of case

Interim applications

Case management




Costs and funding

After trial: appeals and enforcement of money judgments

Author details

David Sixsmith is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the programme leader for the Legal Practice Course and postgraduate SQE provision at the University of Sunderland. He is a non-practising solicitor and has previously been a partner at a high street firm. He is heavily involved with the development of profession-facing legal education at the University of Sunderland and teaches dispute resolution and wills and administration of estates at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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