Herbert Smith has shown commitment to and innovation in the ADR field. The firm is presently undertaking a major research study into the use of ADR by international businesses to analyze how in-house counsel can use and embed ADR within their respective organizations in a way that is consistent with the cultural perspectives of business in the UK and continental Europe. 

Eversheds has demonstrated firm-wide commitment to the principles of conflict resolution. Most notably, the Firm instituted RAPID Resolution, a unique approach to dispute management that focuses on measurable results and cost predictability; gives clients control of the process; and provides clear and realistic options in the field of ADR.