Mediate 2 Rehabilitate: Mediation in Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Cases

Posted by Paul Kirkwood Law Society of Scotland Specialist Accredited Commercial Mediator and Litigation Solicitor with commentary by Philip Grundy, Barrister, Recorder and Mediator. Last year an old friend and collaborator of mine, Philip Grundy got in touch to invite me to speak as a headline contributor at a conference he was organising on the

Counter Attitudinal Advocacy & Managing Conflict Styles: Practical Application in Workplace Mediation

Not long before the world as we know it changed dramatically as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, I was instructed by a law firm to mediate a workplace dispute between two directors of a large company. Let’s call them Senior and Junior. The HR head decided it was too hot to handle internally, and

Submission to the proposal by Margaret Mitchell MSP for a Mediation (Scotland) Bill; adopting the Mandatory Mediation (MM) Model

Submission by Paul Kirkwood, Law Society of Scotland Accredited Commercial Mediator and Litigation Solicitor, owner of Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Services (MNCRS) to the proposal by Margaret Mitchell MSP for a Mediation (Scotland) Bill; in which he suggests adopting the Mandatory Mediation (MM) Model practised in Ontario, Canada as the statutory way forward for