Top Tips on Mediation - What is the Price of Peace?

Everyone has a price at which they are willing to settle a dispute. One…

What are my top 10 takeaways from the CLAN Professional Negligence Seminar 2017?

My top 10 takeaways from the CLAN Professional Negligence Conference…

What does it take to close a deal?

Mediation is all about making a deal. Usually some time in the…
May or Must Arbitrate

Can "May" Arbitrate mean "Must" Arbitrate?

Can "may" arbitrate mean "must" arbitrate? Agreeing in a contract…
Refusal to Mediate

Received an Invitation to Mediate? What is the Cost of Burying Your Head in the Sand?

“Oh no, they want to mediate! Let’s bury our heads in the…

Book Review - Mediation Advocacy: Representing Clients in Mediation by Stephen Walker (Bloomsbury, 2015)

One of the things about mediation is it is done behind closed…

Online and Alternative Dispute Resolution – What it Means for Businesses in 2015

A Peaceful New Year? The EU is planning 2015 will bring peace…

Achieving Settlements at a Mediation – Helping Others to Overcome Barriers, December 2014

This paper has been prepared for the ADR Net 2014 annual conference.…

Sample Mediation Clauses – ADR Group, December 2014

These sample clauses are intended for use in the United Kingdom…

Book Review - Advising and Representing Clients at Mediation by Stephen Walker and David Smith (Wildy, 2013)

Every now and then a book is published for legal representatives…