SRLs and ADR: Beyond the Acronyms
How should arbitrators, mediators, and tribunals approach things when at least one party is a self-represented litigant (SRL)? In our webinar on May 25, Professor Andrew Pilliar reviewed research on SRLs in Canada, discuss some challenges that decision-makers may face, and offer suggestions to help navigate those challenges.
Presenter: Andrew Pilliar, JD, LLM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law
Director, NSRLP West
Andrew Pilliar’s research interests focus on access to justice, including the self-represented litigant phenomenon. Since 2019 he has been the Director of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project West (NSRLP West), which is a partner to NSRLP, based in Windsor, ON. Before his academic career, Andrew practiced in the litigation and insolvency fields at a national law firm and at a Vancouver boutique, and clerked for the BC Supreme Court.