You will learn all you need to know to become a civil and commercial mediator in the UK, recognised (upon successful completion) by the UK mediation regulator, The Civil Mediation Council.
No previous appreciation of mediation or dispute resolution is required but may be advantageous.
Participants will receive training and practice their skills via role plays and class exercises. Learning includes Introduction to the Dispute Resolution Landscape and the Theory of Conflict, Psychology of Conflict within the Context of Mediation, Case Law and Conventions, Understanding the Role of the Mediator and how the Mediator Facilitates Communications Between the Parties in a Civil & Commercial Context, Learning, Developing & Applying Skills including Communications, Relationship Building & Negotiation Skills, and Ability to Demonstrate their Application of those Skills in an Assessed Environment
A welcome from Hunt ADR Founder, Gregory Hunt, who introduces the course and mediation itself.
Participants will gain a fuller understanding of the types of ADR in use today.
Gregg will take you through the different ground rules for mediation and introduce you to the first stage of the mediation process: preparation.
Participants will gain a full understanding of the mediation grounds rules and preparation phase.
Gregg will take participants through stages 2-5 of the mediation process, opening, exploration, bargaining and closing the mediation.
Participants will now how a clear understand of all the different stages of the mediation process managed by the mediator.
Gregg will discuss ethics in mediation and take participants through the European Code for Mediators.
Participants will have a full understanding of ethics in mediation.
Rob Langley leads learning and discussion on the different pieces of case law relevant for mediation practice in the UK.
Participants will understand the important cases for mediation in the UK legal system.
Gregg discusses mediation advocacy and the role a lawyer plays at mediation.
Participants will have an understanding of what a lawyer looks for in a mediator and how one may manage their time at mediation.
Gregg looks at mediation documentation including the mediation agreement and settlement agreement.
Participants will gain a full understanding of the content of the various mediation documents - often overlooked but of vital importance to parties and their lawyers.