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    Mediation: Preparing to mediate (part 2) - On the day

    21 April 2016 By Amanda Bucklow

    In the second of a three-part series on effective mediation strategies, Amanda Bucklow considers how you can make the mediation day the best opportunity for certainty of outcome for your client.

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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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    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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    RSVP: 'I accept'

    19 April 2016 Updated: 18 May 2016 By Mark Field

    It’s clear from recent case law that the courts will judge unfavourably those parties that do not engage in mediation. Mark Field explains why, if you receive an offer to mediate, you should accept it and do so promptly

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    Webinar: Arbitrating personal injury and clinical negligence claims (15 May 2016)

    18 April 2016

    This webinar, inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership, will provide an introduction to the basics of arbitration and its practical workings, plus the benefits of PIcARBS 

  • Mediation: where do I begin?

    16 April 2016 Updated: 18 April 2016

    There are many mediators for hire out there. But who should you choose, and how much should you pay for their services? Nigel Broadbent, director at Lupton Fawcett Denison Till and heads of the Dispute Management Department, shares his advice

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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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    New ADR rules delayed until October; Law Society issues updated guidance

    1 July 2015 Updated: 8 July 2015

    Solicitors now have until 1 October 2015 to comply with the EU alternative dispute resolution directive

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    Mitigating the fee rise: a partner's perspective

    3 June 2015 By Rachel Crookes

    Litigation partner Rachel Crookes provides her own take on how your firm can face the civil fees rise head on, and keep costs low, by engaging more fully with dispute resolution mechanisms

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    Neuberger backs mediation

    22 May 2015

    The president of the Supreme Court voices his support of mediation in a range of civil cases