A New Seat at the Mediation Table? The Impact of Third-Party Funding on the Mediation Process (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of two posts about third party funding (TPF) of litigation Geoff’s Part 1 looked at the principle of third party funding. Now Bill Marsh at Independent Mediators and Geoff Sharp of Brick Court get together to share thoughts on the impact TPF has on the mediation process Whatever else […]

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Rasputin the Mediator

We often try to identify heroes and thought leaders in the mediation community, often without success. While at first sight it may seem strange a description of the Tsarist mystic, Rasputin struck a chord with me the other day. His story remains astonishing even after all the previous tellings…He suddenly broke with family routine embarking […]

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Mediation and Innovation

One of the great things about mediation is that it enables you to be creative and to try new things. Not that long ago, I had four innovations occur in one mediation day. Firstly, on the technological front, I found myself without a flip chart in the first plenary meeting in the main room. However, […]

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Mediation Thought Leaders 2017

Brick Court is home to 4/10 …Well done to all our colleagues Great to be in such good company In its latest round of global research Who’s Who Legal recognise ten mediators who obtained the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources as thought leaders and that they are worthy of […]

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Generational Change

Continuing our series of guest posts, here is an extract from Matthew Rushton’s superb article at JAMS International where he picks up on 3 broad ADR themes in the UK market. One of those themes was the generational change occuring in the ranks of UK mediators …Let’s move on to think a little about commercial mediation, […]

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