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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The Myth Of The Forceful Mediator

A wonderfully brave guest post on muscle mediators by our colleague, Jeff Kichaven, a commercial mediator from Los Angeles (first published by Law360, New York, February 2017) Recently, I was talking with a friend, a bet-your-company case litigator from New York City. When the topic turned to mediation, the conversation took a turn commonly taken when […]

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Leading UK Sets and Individuals Recognised

Twenty-five UK barristers’ chambers are recognised for exceptional performances in the latest research by Who’s Who Legal across 26 practice areas, including mediation. Brick Court Chambers is a large and prestigious commercial, competition and public law set with outstanding strength and depth, earning recognition in half the practice area chapters in this edition… Brick Court stands out […]

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