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…

Can "May" Arbitrate mean "Must" Arbitrate?

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

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…