Core Skills: The Litigation Process and the Role of ADR

Online e-learning course

1 hour

This core skills course provides delegates with an overview of the litigation process and how ADR fits within it. It also explores the essential legal cases that impact upon the decision to engage in mediation.

£25.00 inc VAT

Zoey White
Zoey White
Core Skills: The Litigation Process and the Role of ADR
Core Skills: The Litigation Process and the Role of ADR

Core Skills: The Litigation Process and the Role of ADR

£25.00 inc VAT

What will I learn?

  • Learn where mediation fits in to the litigation process.
  • Explore the approach of the Civil Procedure Rules to ADR.
  • Understand how legal costs are incurred and the impact mediation can have upon them.
  • Find out about the key cases dealing with the use of ADR.
  • Recognise the ways in which these rules and cases might influence the decisions made by your participants.
  • Identify how you can adapt your approach to mediation accordingly.

Course content

Section 1: Mediation in Context
  1. The Litigation Process 12 minutes
  2. The CPR 6 minutes
Section 2: Legal Costs
  1. What, Why, How? 12 minutes
  2. Impact of the Overriding Objective 24 minutes
  3. Assessment of Costs 24 minutes
Section 3: The Impact of ADR on Costs
  1. Consequences of Refusal 6 minutes
  2. Key Cases 1 hour
Section 4: The Role of Mediator
  1. Reflecting  6 minutes
  2. Changing approach 6 minutes

Who is this for?

This course is intended for those delegates that have already achieved accreditation as a Civil & Commercial Mediator. No prior legal qualifications or knowledge is required as any legal terminology or principles will be explained.

The course attracts 1 hour of the annual 6 hours CPD required by the Civil Mediation Council for continued registration.


About the tutor

Zoey White
Zoey White

Zoey is a Barrister at Normanton Chambers practicing in the areas of Family Law and Personal Injury.

Having qualified as a mediator in 2006, Zoey has now been involved in providing training across the UK, as well as overseas, for organisations including the Bar Council and the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) for over 7 years.


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