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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)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at civil and commercial practitioners interested in the mediation process and finding out more about what happens on the mediation day. Mediation experts Stephen Walker and David Smith provide an insight into what the mediation day will involve, providing useful tips and advice on each stage of the process from the opening joint session to the mediation settlement agreement.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the mediation day will involve;
  • Know what happens on arrival at the mediation venue;
  • Know how to explain the purpose of the mediation agreement to your client;
  • Have considered what the opening joint session will involve;
  • Understand what will happen when the parties meet privately with the mediator;
  • Have considered how the first exchange of offers will work;
  • Have considered what will happen should you not be able to reach a settlement;
  • Know what will happen if a mediation offer is eventually accepted.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
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In this podcast, experienced mediators Stephen Walker and David Smith discuss what happens on the mediation day.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date recorded: 9th November 2012

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