Disclosure & Engagement

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This isn’t a reprise of why financial disclosure is essential in a financial mediation but about how a client’s approach to dealing with disclosure is a test of how engaged that client is with the mediation process. Once upon a … Continued

A Good Idea in Theory

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First the coalition government, lots of children’s/young people’s groups and now the proposed new Family Mediation Council code of practice for child inclusive mediation believe that children over 10 should be able to talk to a neutral person when their … Continued

Mediation IS A Business

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It would be entirely uncontroversial to say that lawyers, whilst being professionals, are also business people who need to have an eye to all that is necessary to run a successful business. It would be equally unremarkable to accept that … Continued

How Do We Mediate?

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While recently completing a questionnaire sent out by an academic I found myself generally a bit stumped by having to try to give pretty black and white answers when my experience of mediation is that the interest and the creativity … Continued

Muzzling Children

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If you were an innocent victim caught in the crossfire between two opposing forces and suffering most of the collateral damage, would you want a say? Even if there was no war but the country in which you grew up … Continued