Mediation Advocacy

Mediation Advocacy
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1.5 CPD Units in Professional Skills

: Stephen Dickinson - ANSR Dispute Resolution
Title: Mediation Advocacy
Date: Wednesday March 31 2021
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am 

  • Mediator selection
    • National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS)
    • Mediator experience and expertise
    • Personal attributes of mediator
    • Mediator practice methods
    • Performing due diligence
  • Preparing for mediation
    • What are you and your client embarking upon? Mediation, Conciliation or something entirely different?
    • Preparing your client
    • Creating landscape for informed negotiations and decision making
    • Identifying “the gold”
    • Identifying “the key”
    • Mediation papers
    • Pre-mediation sessions
  • Setting the scene
    • Time and location
    • Room and seating plan
    • Facilities and other considerations
  • Game Time
    • Opening statements?
    • You are NOT in a Courtroom
    • Familiarity and respect
    • Working with the mediator
    • Body language
    • Active listening
    • Reflection
    • Thinking outside the square
    • The disadvantages of positional bargaining
    • Recording terms of settlement
    • Reducing and simplifying matters in dispute
    • Close or adjourn?

Practitioner Level: Intermediate

Members admitted more than 3 years: $110
Members admitted less than 3 years: $85
Non-Members: $160
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31/03/2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021

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31/03/2021 10:00 AM


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