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With great shame I realise that it’s a very long time since I wrote anything here. Indeed it’s been so long that the whole Word Press format has gone and changed on me! The reason for the silence is the … Continued

The What And The How

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It doesn’t matter whether you are mediating or advising a legal client. At some point you will need to have a hard conversation with a client about disclosure. That’s in fact much easier when you are a lawyer and it’s … Continued

Golden Bridges

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What on earth has that title to do with mediation you may well ask? A lot is my answer. The quote it’s taken from is itself controversial as its attribution is in doubt. That somehow seems appropriate to me when … Continued

No Brainer

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“No Brainer”- something so self-evident that there should be no hesitation involved before adopting it. That’s the phrase used to me by somebody I know who has no background in the law or mediation when I was talking about a … Continued

The Uses of Mediation

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Man has mediated I imagine since the beginning. I guess even Neanderthals tried to find a solution to how they divided up the hunting spoils or who lived in which cave before resorting to combat. The stakes are just too … Continued