Newsletter – July 2011
The Advantages of Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) in all types of Mediation
Recently Minister Richard Bruton has spoken about efforts to be made to reduce the cost to the State of Medical Negligence claims.
The development of neutral evaluation as an ADR technique came about in response to a reality we have all been confronted with many times: one of the main reasons cases don’t settle sooner than they ultimately do is because someone – sometimes one of the parties or their non-legal advisers, sometimes a solicitor or barrister, or maybe an expert – has misunderstood or mis-evaluated the case.
Compulsory mediation urged by president of the Law Society
MEDIATION SHOULD be mandatory in cases of disputed wills where there are concerns about the vulnerability of the person who made the will, according to the president of the Law Society
John Costello, speaking at the the inauguration of Solicitors for the Elderly Ireland, said the present system for challenging wills on the grounds of testamentary capacity was cumbersome and costly, and mediation was preferable.
Family Mediation: The Best Practice for Parents And Their Children When The Marriage Is Over
Our society would benefit greatly if divorcing parents could be convinced to ask, “What’s the best practice now that our marriage is over? What have others done in our situation? What dangers should we avoid? What path should we take?”
However, we have had enough experience with divorce to know that there definitely is a best practice for divorcing parents to follow, it’s called mediation, a voluntary process with an impartial third partyer.
Introduction to Mediation Advocacy (CPD Training 6Hrs)
Final Few Places on July Course
The module that we have devised includes active participation, role play and runs over 5 hours starting at 2:30pm and running till 7:30pm. 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.
Dublin – 18th July – BOOK NOW
“Efficent course and good value for insight into the mediation process” – Owen Hickey SC – Barrister-at-Law Senior Counsel
“Recommend this short concise course to anyone advising clients going into mediation” – Sinead Farrelly – (Solicitor) 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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