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Mediation Advocacy

Representing and Advising Clients in Mediation

By: Stephen Walker
Media of Mediation Advocacy
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Published: 04-10-2018
Format: Paperback
Edition: 2nd
Extent: 464
ISBN: 9781526507938
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
RRP : £75.00
 

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About Mediation Advocacy

Are you getting the best out of mediation?

Written by an active practising mediator, Mediation Advocacy: Representing and Advising Clients in Mediation takes you inside the mediation process, from the initial consideration of mediation to settlement and beyond. Drawing on current practical experience and the latest behaviour research in clear readable language it deals with the legal, financial, psychological and practical dimensions of mediation.

A 'how to do it' guide for anyone attending mediations as representatives, clients, experts or mediators, the fully revised, restructured and updated Second Edition includes:

- New chapters on:
-- Cross cultural issues – what to say and do and what not to say and do. With examples that you can use
-- Online Mediation – explains the differences when mediating by phone or via a video link. Tips and tricks to help you get started
-- Developing your practice as a mediation advocate: people are making money as specialists. Learn how to do it
- Increased emphasis on how to conduct a negotiation in mediations
- Expanded chapters on mind traps and the effect of cognitive biases on decision-making
- New material on how to speak and present at mediations. Includes exercises to put you in the right mental and physical state on the day
- Improved visuals and flow charts
- Worked examples of risk analysis
- Updated scripts for advocates and clients to use in joint sessions
- Dedicated sections on self-advocacy – for those who are going to mediation without their lawyer

Table Of Contents

PART A: INTRODUCTION TO MEDIATION ADVOCACY AND THE MEDIATION PROCESS
Chapter 1: Negotiation framework
Chapter 2: What is mediation advocacy?
Chapter 3: What do clients want?

PART B: MEDIATION ADVOCACY SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
Chapter 4: Negotiation fast track tactics
Chapter 5: What type of negotiator are you?
Chapter 6: How to avoid mind traps
Chapter 7: Mental preparation
Chapter 8: Mediator's tricks
Chapter 9: How to build a mediation advocacy practice/business

PART C: THE MEDIATION
Chapter 10: How voluntary is mediation?
Chapter 11: How confidential in mediation?
Chapter 12: How do you choose a mediator, a team and a venue?
Chapter 13: Style wars: Who do you choose?
Chapter 14: The stages of the mediation day
Chapter 15: Physical preparation
Chapter 16: The Mediation Agreement
Chapter 17: The Settlement Agreement
Chapter 18: After the mediation

PART D: SELF ADVOCACY: REPRESENTING YOURSELF
Chapter 19: Self-Advocacy

PART E: DEVELOPMENTS
Chapter 20: Cross-cultural issues
Chapter 21: Online mediation/ODR
Chapter 22: What does the future look like?

Reviews

“The value of this book leaps off the page on even the most cursory review of its contents.” –  Joel Richler, Bay Street Chambers, Toronto, Dispute Resolution International Vol 10 No 1

“...this excellent book...” –  Rebecca Attree, International Commercial Solicitor and Mediator, Attree & Co, New Law Journal

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