Mark Field is a CEDR accredited mediator (markfieldmediation.co.uk). Click on his name above to read more. He is committed to the use of mediation rather than litigation to resolve disputes. Prior to working as an independent mediator he was a practising solicitor over 30 years and used mediation extensively when in practice. He is a member of the Civil Litigation Section committee.
Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.
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
Mark Field looks at reasons to consider mediation in preference to a joint settlement meeting