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Corporate & Commercial Law
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ADR & Mediation
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast Rebecca Attree and Jane Cooksey from Berkley Square Mediation discuss some of the recent developments in the law of mediation. They explain why mediation is fast becoming the first choice method for resolving disputes, the cost consequences of unreasonably failing to mediate and the confidential nature of mediation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand where mediation sits as a method of dispute resolution;
  • Have considered the benefits of mediation;
  • Know the cost consequences of unreasonably failing to mediate;
  • Have considered comments for failure to respond to requests for mediation;
  • Be aware of the effects of the interests of justice on the confidential nature of mediation;
  • Have considered issues relating to the content and drafting of settlement agreements;
  • Be aware of the new EU ADR Directive on Consumer Disputes and its link to the EU ODR Regulation.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Halsey v Milton Keynes General NHS Trust [2004] EWCA 3006 Civ 576;
  • PGF II SA V OMFS Company 1 Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1288;
  • The Cross-Border Mediation (EU Directive) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011 No 1133).
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In this CPDcast Rebecca Attree and Jane Cooksey from Berkley Square Mediation discuss recent developments in the law of mediation.

Date Recorded: 11th March 2014

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