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Part of:
Advising and Representing Clients at Mediation CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
ADR & Mediation
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Course Aims:

This two-part podcast series is aimed at civil and commercial practitioners interested in the process of selecting a mediator prior to mediation day. It explores the key considerations and common concerns when choosing a mediator and compares the variety of styles and approaches of different mediators.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate why it can be difficult for parties to agree on a mediator;
  • Know what to look for when selecting your mediator;
  • Have considered the potential approaches to dealing with codes of conduct for mediators and complaints about breaches of them;
  • Be aware of the different styles of mediators and recognise the approach of a good quality mediator;
  • Have considered the role expert mediators can play.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
Procedural
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In this two part podcast series, experienced mediators Stephen Walker and David Smith discuss the process of selecting a mediator for civil and commercial mediations.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date Recorded: 9th November 2012

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