Key Learning Points from Recent Mediations
"What's been going on in recent mediations", asked a colleague. "Any highlights?" The trouble with doing anything on a regular basis is that you can omit to reflect on the learning from each occasion. So, for me, here are some takeaways from the past few...
A Dispute Resolution Clause
POSTED ON July 10, 2014 | Comments (1)
Recently, we had cause to specify a form of mediation clause for a public sector contract. Here is a revised version of what we agreed. What do readers think? “Dispute Resolution 22.1.1 The parties must attempt in good faith to resolve any dispute, difference...
Disclosing who is Present at Mediation
POSTED ON July 26, 2013 | Comments (2)
In a recent mediation, we had to discuss whether the presence of insurers should be disclosed to the other party. I offered these views: "As you know, my initial view was that your proposal would be inappropriate on the grounds that it would place me...
High Class Performance During Critical Conversations
POSTED ON November 10, 2010 | Comments (0)
Just finished part one of a two day workshop at UK Sport's annual World Class Performance conference in St Andrews. What a privilege it is to be working with many of the key people who are behind the British Olympic push for London 2012. My...