Mediation: a cricketing metaphor

Recently, I was ruminating about analogies between cricket and mediation. Cricket is a much-loved sport in Scotland. Sadly, nowadays, changes in the climate mean that cricket in my home country is more often affected by summer rain and damp conditions than a generation ago. Its future is less certain as a result. I have always […]

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What The Directories Say…

BRICK COURT CHAMBERS boasts the leading mediation offering at the UK Bar, achieving several nominations this year including three of our most highly regarded practitioners. William Wood QC is “totally stunning in every respect” according to peers, who consider him “the best international mediator out there”. They praise his “beautifully light touch” and “would put […]

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Phexit: A Beginner’s Guide

Watch out all London insurance dispute specialists! It turns out it is not only the financiers of Dublin. Frankfurt and Paris who are relishing current opportunities. When the American Bar Association’s Insurance Litigation Section meets in Tucson Arizona on 1st March delegates will be offered a number of fascinating break-out discussions (including one on timely […]

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Better Conversations Bus Tour

Collaborative Scotland recently organised a series of public events and business breakfasts in the north-west of Scotland as part of its Better Conversations Bus Tour. Collaborative Scotland is led by Brick Court’s John Sturrock QC. The tour facilitated a series of free open meetings and workshops in partnership with some of the region’s most prominent […]

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Milestone Civil Justice Council Report Out for Comment

An expert working group of the Civil Justice Council has published a comprehensive interim report on the role of ADR in civil justice in England and Wales. The CJC is now seeking written submissions and recommendations of the report, ahead of organising a seminar at which the proposals can be discussed and a final report prepared […]

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