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CJC publishes report on Compulsory ADR

The Civil Justice Council published a report last week on Compulsory ADR. The report examines: What is Compulsory ADR? Can the parties to a civil dispute be required to participate in an ADR process without their consent? In what circumstances, in what kind of case and at what stage should ADR be imposed? Excerpts from Continue Reading…

Jane Player joins Independent Mediators from 1 April 2021

The members of Independent Mediators are delighted to announce that Jane Player has accepted their invitation to join the team with effect from 1 April 2021. Jane was accredited as a mediator in 2001 but has been mediating as counsel since 1992. Jane’s practice fits extremely well with that of Independent Mediators covering, amongst others, Continue Reading…

All ten in the top tiers of Chambers & Partners 2021

Independent Mediators are delighted to announce that all ten of our members have been listed in the top bands of the mediators section in the new edition of Chambers and Partners 2021 released this week (22 October 2020). This is a tremendous achievement for all. We are extremely grateful to all our instructing solicitors and Continue Reading…

Mediation – In the news

At the end of April 2020 Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury featured on the BBC Radio 4’s Today programme speaking of the need to prepare for a large number of cases which may arise from the Covid-19 pandemic and clog up the system. He spoke of needing to look for a global solution and the need Continue Reading…

Online mediation – Feedback from users

Our mediators have been busy mediating via video conference and telephone conference over the last couple of weeks. Many of you have asked about the feedback from those who have mediated via videoconference. Here is a selection of what users have said: How it looks: “All parties could see and hear each other clearly – Continue Reading…

Stuart Chapman joins Independent Mediators from April 2020

The members of Independent Mediators are delighted to announce that Stuart Chapman has accepted their invitation to join the team with effect from April 2020. Stuart has conducted more than 430 mediations, including two videoconference mediations in the last week, since he began mediating in 2008. He has been consistently recommended as a leader in Continue Reading…

All nine in the top tiers of Chambers & Partners 2020

Independent Mediators are delighted to announce that all nine of our members have been listed in the top bands of the mediators section in the new edition of Chambers and Partners 2020 released this month. This is a tremendous achievement for all. We are extremely grateful to all our instructing solicitors and clients for their Continue Reading…

Independent Mediators awarded Who's Who Legal Mediation Firm of the Year 2020

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