Mediation

Mediation guidance:

Private & confidential [Insert name and address of other party's solicitors] [Insert date] Dear [insert organisation name] [Insert case heading]—ADR Notice We refer to...

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[Insert name and address of other party's solicitors] [Insert date] Dear [insert organisation name] [Insert case heading]—ADR Notice Our respective clients have failed to...

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Note: This Practice Note is of largely historical interest. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his Review of Civil litigation Costs: Final Report, see...

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Note: This Practice Note is of largely historical interest. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his Review of Civil litigation Costs: Final Report, see...

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This Practice Note considers how to find and choose a mediator. It raises issues such as the mediation clause, drafting the mediation agreement, conflict of interest and...

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The mediator is a vital part of the mediation process. If the mediation is to be successful, the parties must trust their mediator and have confidence in their abilities....

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It is clear that an unreasonable refusal to mediate or engage in some other form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process may well render a party liable to costs...

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It is clear that an unreasonable refusal to mediate or engage in some other form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process may well render a party liable to costs...

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This Practice Note addresses the court’s power to encourage resolution through the ADR mechanism of mediation. The leading case is Halsey v Milton Keynes. The principles...

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This Practice Note considers: • the basis of your obligations with regard to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) generally • your obligations with regard to advising...

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This Practice Note considers: • the basis of your obligations with regard to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) generally • your obligations with regard to advising...

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PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL [Insert name and address of client] [Insert date] Dear [Insert name of client] [insert case heading] This letter sets out a summary of what you can...

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Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)—method of resolving disputes other than by litigation or arbitration ADR clause/notice—a clause in a contract which provides for ADR...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The provisions in this Practice Note came to an end on Monday 31 March 2014 when the second...

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What is mediation? Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It is a form of assisted ADR in the sense that there...

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In readiness for the mediation, it is usual for the parties to prepare a number of documents which are to be provided to the mediator (and all parties) prior to the...

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Confidentiality is particularly important in the context of mediation to enable parties to participate fully. Mediations are covered by two different levels of...

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The opening presentations will be made by each party in a joint meeting at the beginning of the mediation, for further detail of how mediations may progress see Practice...

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This Practice Note sets out the practical matters you need to consider in preparing for the mediation including venue, date, attendees and pre-mediation meetings....

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What is the Mediation Service? The Mediation Service is defined in CPR 26.4A(3) as meaning the Small Claims Mediation Service. This is a service operated by Her Majesty’s...

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This Practice Note sets out the key steps in the mediation process from before, setting the scene at the mediation, private meetings during the mediation, possible...

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This Practice Note covers how to initiate a mediation. It considers contractual disputes where the contract contains a mediation or alternative dispute resolution (ADR)...

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