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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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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast, with mediation experts Stephen Walker and David Smith, is aimed at civil and commercial practitioners interested in how mediation can be used as a form of alternative dispute resolution. It provides a useful introduction to the role of mediation, explaining the key difference between mediation and other forms of ADR and the advantages of mediation over the court process. Stephen and David offer lively debate and insights into how mediation works in practice, the types of disputes which tend to be well suited to this form of resolution, what clients can expect from the process and indeed, what mediation expects from the client.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how mediation differs from other forms of ADR;
  • Appreciate the benefits of mediation over the court process;
  • Have considered how successful mediation is in practice;
  • Have considered the advantages of mediation for clients;
  • Know what the client can expect from mediation;
  • Appreciate the part mediation can play in the overall litigation process in order to reduce costs and keep litigation flowing smoothly.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
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This podcast, with experienced mediators Stephen Walker and David Smith, provides a helpful introduction to the role of mediation in civil and commercial disputes and considers when and how mediation can be used as an alternative to the court process.

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Date Recorded: 9th November 2012

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