Mediation

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The government's new Judicial Appointments Commission Bill is expected to be published by the end of next month, the Department of Justice has said. Ministers agreed late last year to draft legislation replacing the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board (JAAB) with a new Judicial Appointments Commiss

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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. International mediator and author, Ken Cloke, said of A Mediator's Musings: &ld

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A new book with contributions from Irish mediators offers advice on how to maintain relationships during the coronavirus pandemic. Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic includes advice from over 70 leading mediators and professionals from 10 countries.

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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.

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Community Law & Mediation (CLM) delivered 1,360 hours of free mediation services last year, helping to resolve more than 150 disputes. The independent, community-based law centre said demand for mediation as an alternative to court has grown over recent years.

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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. The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) said the former trade union leader had made an "imm

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A new UN convention providing for the enforcement of cross-border mediated agreements has been signed by dozens of countries. The UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also called the Singapore Convention on Mediation, was adopted in December 2018 and was yes

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A boy who sued a hospital over circumstances of his birth has settled his High Court action for €7.25million. Finn Phillips, 13, who is on the autism spectrum, was delivered on July 30, 2005, by ventouse delivery and – it was alleged – was unnecessarily exposed to trauma and asphyxi

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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. Mr Hicks is a conflict resolution professional in private practice in Eugene, Oregon, having work

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Family law solicitor Karen Tobin of Cork firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has qualified as a mediator. Ms Tobin has completed training accredited by the Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII), which covers key skills including recognising conflict behaviours, emotional intelligence, mediation practice

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