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    A beginner's guide to cross-border mediation

    5 August 2016 By Vincent Adon

    Cross-border mediation is a process where a mediator assists two or more parties to manage and resolve a multi-jurisdictional dispute within the EU. Vincent Adon, mediator and founder of London ADR, presents a beginner’s guide.

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    Arbitrate, don't litigate

    24 September 2015

    With the civil courts in crisis, could arbitration be a quicker and more cost-effective alternative to litigation in resolving personal injury and clinical negligence claims?

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    Civil Mediation Council calls for nominations for mediation prize

    13 October 2014 Updated: 16 October 2014

    Nominations are invited until 14 November 2014, for individuals who have contributed most notably to the development of mediation in the UK

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    Interview: Garden Court Chambers mediation team

    25 July 2016

    Helen Curtis and Liz Davies, barrister mediators in the Garden Court Chambers mediation team, discuss the role of barristers in mediation - both barrister mediators and barristers who attend a mediation on behalf of a client.

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    Interview: Nigel Broadbent, director, Lupton Fawcett

    14 September 2016

    Nigel Broadbent, director and head of the Dispute Management Department at Lupton Fawcett in Leeds, discusses his approach to mediation, including preparation, handling resistant parties, the trends he’s seen over the last 10 years - and what he wished he known about the mediation process when he began his career …

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    Interview: Tim Wallis, mediator and solicitor

    3 October 2016

    We speak to independent full-time mediator Tim Wallis ( on his daily practice, including the selection process, his pre-mediation service, handling difficult clients, and what happens once the day is over. He also gives his best practice advice on making the mediation go as smoothly as possible.

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    Mediation – where do we go now?

    14 August 2018 Updated: 15 August 2018 By Peter Causton

    Mediation continues to face challenges in its journey from an alternative to mainstream form of dispute resolution, not least being overshadowed by Brexit. Peter Causton rounds up the latest developments.

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    Mediation in uncertain times: CMC annual conference report

    2 June 2017 By Jonathan Haydn-Williams

    Jonathan Hayden-Williams reports back from the Civil Mediation Council’s (CMC) annual conference.

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    Mediation: Preparation and good practice

    20 April 2016 By Mark Jackson-Stops

    Mark Jackson-Stops, mediator and founder of mediation chambers In Place of Strife, provides an in-depth guide to the vital points you and your client must consider prior to mediation

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    Mediation: Preparing to mediate (part 1)

    21 April 2016 By Amanda Bucklow

    There are several strategies that legal professionals can adopt before, during and after a mediation which will ensure the best possible use of your time and resources. In the first of a three-part article, mediator Amanda Bucklow shares her top pre-mediation day planning tips

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