Proposals on how to fund mediation in non-family civil cases where legal aid has been granted have gone out for consultation.
Published 5 May 2021
The High Court has refused an application to increase a compensation award for a boy who developed narcolepsy and cataplexy after receiving the swine flu vaccine. The court had previously approved the general terms of a settlement agreement in November 2020 between the boy and the defendants, but the issue of quantum was not finalised.
Published 1 March 2021
Mediator John Sturrock QC has published a collection of articles and blog posts he has written in recent years, containing reflections on mediation, negotiation, politics and other topics, including the current pandemic.
Published 23 June 2020
A new book with contributions from Irish mediators offers advice on how to maintain relationships during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 15 May 2020
Trainees studying at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) have been congratulated after coming second at the UK Student Mediation Competition 2020 in Glasgow.
Published 28 January 2020
Community Law & Mediation (CLM) delivered 1,360 hours of free mediation services last year, helping to resolve more than 150 disputes.
Published 8 October 2019
Tributes have been paid to Peter Cassells for his contribution to mediation following his retirement as executive director of the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University.
Published 1 October 2019
The management board of the new Law Society Mediation Services (LSMS) has met for the first time.
Published 20 September 2019
Cork solicitor Bill Holohan is stepping down from his positions in the Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) and the Irish Maritime Law Association (IMLA).
Published 14 August 2019
A new UN convention providing for the enforcement of cross-border mediated agreements has been signed by dozens of countries.
Published 8 August 2019
A boy who sued a hospital over circumstances of his birth has settled his High Court action for €7.25million.
Published 24 June 2019
American mediation expert Tim Hicks will discuss his new book, which explores te neuroscience underpinning conflict and communication, at a private Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) event next week.
Published 7 June 2019
Family law solicitor Karen Tobin of Cork firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has qualified as a mediator.
Published 13 May 2019
Mr Justice Paul Gilligan delivered the opening address at a recent Irish Commercial Mediation Association (ICMA) conference on overcoming difficulties during mediation.
Published 9 April 2019
Over a dozen Northern Ireland lawyers have received certificates after completing eight weeks of training in mediation at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS).
Published 29 March 2019