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Mediation and ADR

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Job opportunity in dispute resolution

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, is seeking a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Dispute Resolution. The closing date is 15 September 2017. See here for a full description and information on applying. Queen Margaret University’s Division of Business, Enterprise and Management is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Dispute Resolution to help its Consumer Dispute Resolution Centre … Continue reading

Mediation at its core: Insight into a qualitative research study on the lived experiences of parties to mediation

By Timea Tallodi In this post, Timea Tallodi explains how she applied interpretative phenomenological analysis when researching the perceptions and experiences of individual parties in mediation. She considers what the findings suggest about mediation’s potential in conflicts arising in administrative justice. In recent decades numerous books and articles have been published on mediation. Most of … Continue reading

Call for papers – Compulsory mediation in the civil courts: opportunity or threat?

The Academic Committee of the Civil Mediation Council is hosting a conference on compulsory mediation on 13 October 2017 and is seeking abstracts for papers. The Council welcomes papers on any aspect of the above topic to inform wider policy and discussion of the role of mediation in the civil court process. The aim is also to include aspects … Continue reading

ESRC project grant: Research into access to justice for vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European energy market

                    By Chris Gill and Naomi Creutzfeldt The authors have secured funding from the ESRC to spend three years investigating access to justice for vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European energy market.  In this blog, they explain what the project is about and why it … Continue reading

Book Review: The new regulatory framework for consumer dispute resolution

By Richard Thomas This is an ambitious book, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which followed an ambitious conference held at Leicester University in 2015 which reviewed the substance and impact of ambitious EU legislation adopted in 2013. In short, Professor Pablo Cortes and more than 20 contributors examine the content and background to the new … Continue reading