Mediation as a tool to manage litigation more effectively


This module deals with Mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution. With The introduction of The Arbitration Act 2010, The Mediation Bill which is currently in process and the various Court rules allowing for Mediation, this is an alternative dispute mechanism which every practitioner must become familiar with. This module covers all of the relevant legislation, Court Rule and cases in the area, the types of cases Mediation suits and the rules for running a Mediation in practice.

By the end of this module you will have gained a deeper understanding of:

  • What Mediation is
  • The different types of Mediation
  • What types of cases Mediation is appropriate for
  • How a Mediation is run

Module content:

  • Relevant legislation and Court Rules
  • Types of Mediation
  • The role of the Mediator
  • The Mediation – Practice and Procedure
  • Mediation in The Commercial Court
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Mediation in Personal Injuries –
  • Mediation in Probate & Property

Teaching method:  

Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour
  • Philanthropist module fee on request
    • Out-reach group bookings are available for this module

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