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Advising and Representing Clients at Mediation CPD Training Bundle
Practice Management, Marketing & Skills
ADR & Mediation
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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast, with mediation experts Stephen Walker and David Smith, is aimed at civil and commercial practitioners interested in how to physically prepare for mediation day. This will include practical advice as to how preparation will differ from normal litigation prep, what will need to be included in the mediation bundle, how to prepare a mediation statement and how good case preparation will ultimately help to achieve settlement.

After completing the course you will:
  • Know what documents and information the mediator will want from the parties prior to mediation day;
  • Understand the purpose of a mediation statement and bundle;
  • Know how to prepare an effective mediation statement;
  • Have started to think about how to approach the mediation to achieve your client's aims.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
Sources and References:

In this podcast experienced mediators Stephen Walker and David Smith discuss the physical preparation required prior to mediation day.


Date Recorded: 9th November 2012

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