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    ADR: new recommendations

    7 December 2018

    Peter Causton summarises the latest ADR recommendations from the Civil Justice Council’s report.

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    Mediation – where do we go now?

    14 August 2018 Updated: 15 August 2018

    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

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

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    What happens in a mediation stays in a mediation. Or does it?

    5 April 2017

    In Savings Advice Ltd, Master Howarth found that factual statements as to the amount of costs used in mediations could be used in subsequent assessment proceedings. Does this mean not everything in a mediation stays secret, asks Deborah Burke.

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    They think it’s all over... it should be now

    13 December 2016

    Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.

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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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    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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    A beginner's guide to cross-border mediation

    5 August 2016

    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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    Mediation: Preparing to mediate (part 3) - After the event

    26 July 2016

    In the third and final part of a three-part series on effective mediation strategies, Amanda Bucklow looks at strategies for getting the best out of the day, whatever the outcome.

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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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