Report on Draft Mediation Bill to be Published on 21st June 2012
The Government Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality is due to publish their report on the general scheme of a Mediation Bill 2012. The report will be launched tomorrow the 21st June in Leinster House. The bill was originally published by the minister on the 1st March 2012 and then went to the committee. Mediate Ireland made written submissions and was one of 7 groups who made an oral presentation to the committee. Mediate Ireland will publish a review of the report and how it will affect legal practitioners in the coming weeks.
Mediate Ireland address the Government Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality
Mark Small & Mary O’Dwyer from Mediate Ireland were invited to give an oral presentation to the Government Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the 9th of May 2012, in relation to the proposed Mediation Bill 2012. This followed on from Mediate Ireland’s written submission to the committee. The main areas of concern that Mark raised at the meeting were, aspects surrounding Confidentially and a National Register for “Certified / Registered Mediators”
Mediation with Nama sought by Treasury
DEVELOPER TREASURY Holdings is seeking to engage in mediation with the National Asset Management Agency as an alternative to the litigation process it is embroiled in with the agency.
In a statement yesterday, Treasury called for a third party to negotiate with potential overseas investors in Irish property and loan portfolios, in order to “secure the best deal for Nama and the taxpayer”.
Mediation Bill CPD Course
Introduction to Mediation Advocacy (CPD Training 6Hrs)
The module that we have devised includes active participation, role play and runs over 5 hours starting at 12:30pm and running till 6:00pm (including 1/2 hr break). The cost of the course is €215 & 6 CPD points will be awarded. There has been overwhelming demand for this training, selling out very quickly as the course is limited to 12.
"Efficent course and good value for insight into the mediation process" – Owen Hickey SC – Barrister-at-Law Senior Counsel
"Very Beneficial in understanding the role of Mediators, Mediation process in resolving disputes & role of lawyers therein" – Eithne Hegarty BL – Barrister-at-Law
"Recommend this short concise course to anyone advising clients going into mediation" – Sinead Farrelly – Early & Baldwin
"Well worth attending and useful in everyday practice" – Kate Craig – Partner, PJ Byrne & Co
“Very effective at imparting mediation skills, discovering what mediation means as a process and learned a lot about the process” – Sarah Scally – (Solicitor) Sarah R Scally & Co.
“A very Interesting introduction to Mediation, Mindsets & the lawyers role within the process” – Kellie Butler BL – Barrister-at-Law
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