Mediation: Essential Skills

Kaplan Altior
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1 day
165 GBP excl. VAT
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Mediation: Essential Skills

Mediation: Essential Skills - a 1-day training course by Kaplan Altior

Dispute resolution outside the formal court arena is a complex and rapidly developing legal practice. Mediation has become a widely recognised cost-effective, fast tool for any civil litigator.

This comprehensive training programme provides the latest thinking on how to manage the mediation process and how to use it to help clients settle disputes effectively. The course takes a practical approach using examples and role-play exercises.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is suitable for both trainee solicitors looking to develop new skills and qualified solicitors who either want to brush up on their skills or are moving into new areas of practice.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course results in 6 CPD hours.

Training Course Content

This Mediation training programme is designed to cover:

  • Types of ADR
  • Why mediate?
  • Pros and cons
  • Getting to mediation
  • Preparing effectively for the mediation
  • Agreement to mediate
  • Choice of mediator and venue
  • Role of lawyers, parties and mediator
  • Negotiation strategies
  • Negotiation theories
  • Creative problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Active Listening
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Conflict resolution
  • How to achieve a successful solution
  • The mediation itself
  • Drafting the settlement agreement


The cost of this training course is £165 + VAT per delegate.

In-House Legal Training

Kaplan Altior will work in partnership with delegates to design a product which meets the specific training needs in their organisation. Experienced trainers selected specifically for delegate's firm and their unique requirements can deliver this programme in a safe environment, where firm specific issues can be explored and discussed in confidence. With no associated delegate travel costs, this is a highly cost effective and convenient solution for staff training.

Provider: Kaplan Altior

Kaplan Altior - Legal training courses & qualifications

Kaplan Altior have been providing training and consulting services to the legal profession for over 40 years. With a broad training portfolio, including CPD courses for solicitors, higher court advocates, barristers, paralegals, Professional Skills Course (PSC), Trainee Litigation Programme (TLP),...

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