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Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation

London Corporate Training Ltd
Course summary
Length: 2 weeks
Price: 3,950 GBP excl. VAT
Language: English
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 24/04/2017 - London
Course Dates
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Course Description

Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation

Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation - 2-Week Training Course

This is a 2-week long advanced course on Dispute Resolution and Mediation. The course will help participants in distinguishing between different forms of ADR as well as evaluate strategies for resolving conflict. As a result of participating in this course candidates will also be able to:

  • Prepare their organisation to participate in dispute resolution processes
  • Apply negotiation techniques to commercial and other disputes
  • Consider the merits of using an intermediary to facilitate a win-win result
  • Achieve good outcomes to resolve contract disputes
  • Plan and implement a dispute resolution strategy
  • Recognise the strengths and weaknesses of mediation
  • Appreciate the appropriateness of mediation as a means of resolving disputes
  • Prepare their organisation to participate in the mediation process
  • Demonstrate their ability to use mediation skills
  • Manage conflict through a negotiated approach

Suitability - Who should attend?

This advanced course is suitable for:

  • Legal managers
  • Company lawyers and in-house counsel
  • Commercial contract managers
  • Academic lawyers
  • Lawyers and other professional advisers in private practice
  • Anyone involved in the professional management of relationships

Training Course Content

The following topics will be discussed under this 2-week programme:

Introduction to Dispute Resolution

  •  Typical Causes of commercial disputes
  •  Common legal remedies from court action
  •  Do we want an enforceable court judgment?
  •  Litigation strengths and weaknesses
  •  Considering ADR contract mechanisms - tiered
  • Jurisdiction and applicable law issues
  • Dispute case studies and exercises

 Arbitration

  • Arbitration principles
  • When is arbitration appropriate?
  • Selecting and appointing the arbitrator and the forum
  • Strengths and weaknesses of arbitration
  • What happens if we lose?
  • Recognition and enforcement of arbitration
  • awards
  • Arbitration variants
  • Pendulum (baseball) arbitration
  • Class exercise : Preparing for arbitration

 Negotiating solutions to disputes

  • Conflict management styles
  • Distributive and integrative negotiation
  • Building relationships to improve success
  • BATNA - What's my Plan B?
  • Negotiation phases
  • Using "the third side" in negotiation
  •  Class exercise : Negotiation preparation and role play

Mediation

  • Mediation fundamentals
  • Working with neutral intermediaries
  • Facilitative vs Evaluative mediation approaches
  • Appointing and Working with a mediator
  • Process and Stages of a mediation
  • Reaching a settlement agreement
  • Practical arrangements

Other Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

  • What are the other choices and when might we use them?
  • Conciliation
  • Settlement conference
  • Expert determination
  • Early Neutral evaluation
  • Dispute Review Boards
  • Med/Arb
  • Ombudsman

  Mediation Agreements and other Formalities

  • Contractual commitments to mediate
  • ADR Contract Clauses
  • The Mediation Agreement
  • Important Clauses in the agreement
  • Establishing the rules of the mediation
  • "Without prejudice" status of discussions
  • Confidentiality
  • Terminating the agreement
  • Fees and expenses
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Staying future proceedings

Mediation Processes

  • Structuring a mediation process
  • Preparation phase
  • Opening joint sessions
  • Caucus meetings in private
  • The Conclusion phase
  • Alternative mediation processes
  • Formalising the settlement agreement
  • After the mediation
  • Class exercise: Mediating a dispute

Developing Mediation skills

  • Building trust and rapport
  • Active listening
  • Identifying common interests
  • Engaging reluctant participants
  • Facilitating co-operative problem-solving
  • behaviours
  • Dealing with deadlock
  • Helping both sides get a win-win
  • Class exercise

Mediation Scenarios

  • Choosing the right mediator for the job
  • Duties of the mediator and professional advisers
  • Mediation scenarios
  • Commercial disputes
  • Domestic / Family disputes
  • Workplace disputes
  • Online mediation
  • Beyond mediation - next steps and alternatives

Expenses

The cost of this 2-week programme is £3,950.

Provider: London Corporate Training Ltd

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