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ADR Advocacy - Mediation

  • Starts Jun 2
  • 400 US dollars
  • Online

Service Description

Designed to raise awareness amongst lawyers and counsel, with reference to the professional challenges, opportunities and incentives that stem from the use of commercial ADR, including key benefits for clients. Through participative exercises, case studies and role-plays to maximise learning, delegates will be equipped with the skills necessary to better represent their commercial clients in arbitration and mediation, maximise the advantages of these processes and be fully appraised of the requirements of current civil justice practice. To accommodate for the usual time pressures on most attorneys, these programs will be delivered in four half-day sessions (per track - arbitration and mediation), running over the course of two months. Session 1: Pre-Mediation - When to choose mediation - Incorporating mediation into your practice - Case-assessment - Convincing others to mediate – clients and parties - Drafting / reviewing the “agreement to mediate” Session 2: Preparation - Logistics - Documentation – case summaries and bundles - Teams and roles - Attorney / counsel preparation - Preparing clients - Preparing opening statements Session 3: The Mediation Day(s) - Making an impactful start - Using the early stages of the process - Private sessions - Time management - Negotiation strategies - Framing and responding to offers - Deadlock / risk assessment / reality testin - Reaching settlement Session 4: Post-Mediation - Finalising agreements - Enforcement - Continuing negotiations where no settlement reached Places are limited to 20 participants per track. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Course fees*: USD $500 per participant Early bird rate*: USD $400 per participant, if booked before 23 May 2021 *If you would prefer to pay the course fees by instalments, please register and choose the option to "Pay in person". Upon receipt of your registration, we will email you instructions as to how and when instalment payments can be made. Please note that all instalments will need to be clear before the course start date.

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