Cross-border mediations
Cross-border mediations

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Cross-border mediations
  • Mediation Directive
  • England and Wales
  • International mediation processes

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering settlement through mediation. For guidance, see: Cross border considerations—checklist—Settlement—Brexit specific and Cross border considerations—checklist — Brexit—impact on CPR.

For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—settlement [Archived].

This Practice Note considers Directive 2008/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters. It provides a brief summary of when the EU Directive, and its implementing national legislation, on cross-border mediations applies.

Mediation Directive

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